How many things can you do that are easy and involve alcohol without ending up in jail? I used 3 beans for every quart of good quality vodka and let it sit for 6 weeks before using. Join the discussion today. Serve as is, or use as part of a cocktail. Thanks, Suzanne. Suzanne, I just found a pound of organic grown vanilla beans – extract grade for 15.97 plus 5.00 shipping & handling on eBay. I love reading what you have to say. I was going to look for it. What a wonderful Christmas gift this makes. Okay, maybe Lavender vanilla Recchuiti chocolates – I think that was the name of one. I used Wyborowa vodka and a Brita filter. In this post, I’m translating that smaller recipe to a big batch, using a 750 milliliter bottle of vodka. Pat. Alternative Amounts: One Gallon of Vodka calls for 75-80 Vanilla Beans 750 ml of Vodka calls for 10-14 Vanilla Beans 200 ml of Vodka calls for 4-5 Vanilla Beans I am definately making the vanilla. I’ve made vanilla extract like this for years. Add the beans to your vodka bottle, close and shake. Discussion is encouraged, and differing opinions are welcome. November 2020 edition! (Note: You can find whole vanilla beans at farmer’s markets, whole foods stores, etc, and there are also many places to order them online. Matthew, but Goats in the Road doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, LOL. Since I started making my own vanilla in the past year, I never use anything else. I put a post on my blog linking to your blog and some of your recipes. I was only looking for about 1/2 cup at the time to add to an existing bottle. I thought it would look kind of cool. That would save me a whole lot of postage. I wish I would have saw this website before I started my vanilla! I put my used beans into a lesser amount of vodka to get more bang for my buck. If you see an objectionable comment, you may flag it for moderation. Use 2 vanilla beans for every 250ml of vodka. The date on the jar lets you know when you made your last additions of liquor and or beans. Add a handmade or home-printed label. That way it can continue to steep plus it looks cool. They look delish!!!! Now simply push the … i just did this tonight got a bottle of vodka and a bottle of rum. Leave a bean in the small bottles. Sometimes I add a tsp of sugar One fun thing to add is cocoa nibs. I pour off the ‘finished’ vanilla into a smaller vanilla jar to store in the cupboard. Letting the vanilla extract sit for 6 to 12 months will yield the richest vanilla essence. Tie raffia or ribbons around small bottles to give as Christmas gifts. Infusing flavors into vodka has gained in popularity over the past few years; I have seen flavors that range from simple to exotic. https://www.naturalfertilityandwellness.com/homemade-vanilla-recipe Here’s the eBay link: http://cgi.ebay.com/1-ONE-LB-Extract-Grade-B-Bourbon-Vanilla-Beans-6-7_W0QQitemZ250324561805QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item3a4881af8d&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14. Thank you Suzanne for the recipe, I have had some beans in my pantry for a year or two and now i can use ALL of Oh, and a clean glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. I still have two beans for future extraordinary desserts… Thanks for the great tutorial and pretty labels. 6 to 12 months will yield optimal results. Already registered? I live in the Philippines and large-volume vanilla extract isn’t easy to come by. Two for friends and one for me. When the extract is done, you can leave the beans in or remove them but. 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