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Real vanilla extract is super easy and fun to make!

Homemade Vanilla Extract

A simple recipe to make vanilla extract homemade.

Course Seasoning Mix
Cuisine American
Keyword flavoring, vanilla extract
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 100 days 10 minutes
Servings 50
Author Christina


  • 1 c brandy
  • 6 vanilla beans


  1. Cut beans almost in half lengthwise

  2. Place 6 cut beans in a jar

  3. Add 1 cup brandy

  4. Steep for at least 3 months, 6 is better