How to make Vanilla Extract
Once you see how easy it is, experimenting with the various types of vanilla beans will seem like so much fun!
It is no secret that I love baking. Last year was a big baking year and I used about an entire 16oz of my homemade vanilla extract. Store bought pure vanilla is pretty expensive so I make my own. Today, I am sharing how to make vanilla extract at home too. Once you see how easy it is, experimenting with the various types of vanilla beans will seem like so much fun!
Although the homemade vanilla is roughly the same price as the bottom end of the vanilla extract, I will whole-heartedly say that you will get a much better product. I have done a side by side comparison of lower end vanilla extract and homemade vanilla extract before and the difference in aroma, vanilla flavor, and the aftertaste is very noticeable.
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