Video: Homemade Vanilla Extract

Holiday baking season is but a few weeks away, which gives you just enough time to start a big batch of homemade vanilla extract for the ultimate edible gift to give or get. Tune in to this week’s video to discover how two simple ingredients transform into a DIY version of this pantry staple.

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    Connie says

    I’ve been making my own vanilla extract for a couple years now, it is definitely the best! This is the perfect time to get them started for holiday gifts, I let the beans soak 8 to 10 weeks. I can’t go back to store bought vanilla extract.

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    Kathy says

    Does the homemade vanilla have a higher or lower alcohol content than store bought? Is is possible to heat it to burn off the alcohol, and still have a useful product left? Just wondering.

    • Kelly Senyei replied: — October 17th, 2013 @ 7:16 am

      I’m sorry but I don’t know the answer to this, Kathy!


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