DIY Vanilla Extract:
- Bottle with airtight lid
- Alcohol (vodka is what I use)
- Vanilla beans (I use 3/cup of alcohol).
- Funnel (optional, but highly recommend)
Slice vanilla diagonally and then cut into segments. Add vanilla beans, then add alcohol. Shake 2x per weeks for 12 weeks. Ta-da!
Making your own vanilla is super easy and much more affordable. I got 12 vanilla beans for 20 dollars, a 3.99 bottle with a stopper, and 10 bucks' worth of vodka. It's been infusing for about six weeks no