Homemade Vanilla Extract
This extract is best if steeped for two months or longer.
- 2 vanilla beans, split lengthwise
- 1 cup vodka
Place vanilla beans in a clean jar with lid. Pour vodka over beans, and place lid on jar. Allow to sit in a cool dark place for 3 to 5 months, shaking jar occasionally.
SourceMartha Stewart Living, February 2001