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Home-Made Vanilla Vodka/Extract (Vegan/Gluten Free)
What to do with that left over booze from past parties?
Vanilla is a widely beloved aroma and flavor that you can easily infuse into alcohol to enjoy as a drink or flavoring extract. It only takes three easy steps to make this multi-use Nectar of The Gods. Most people have at least one or two of the three ingredients on hand: vanilla beans, booze and a jar. Keep some at home for merriment and gift some to spread joy!
Gluten Free Options:
Bourbon: Makers Mark
Bacardi 151, Bacardi 8, Bacardi Flavored Rums, Bacardi Gold, Bacardi Select, Bacardi Superior, Captain Morgan, Malibu
Smirnoff, Chopin, Teton Glacier, Monopolowa, Vikingford, Luksosowa, Blue Ice, Ciroc, Bombora
THIS IS HOW WE DO IT! - Follow The Pictorial Lesson:Click thumbnail to view full-size
Here's a video to get you started...
Bonus Tips: For Beverages or Baked Goods
Vanilla Bean Sugar, Stevia or Truvia (for the calorie conscious or diabetic)
1.) Nestle a whole vanilla bean into a jar with sugar or truvia, seal and let sit.
2.) Nestle a whole vanilla bean into a jar of vodka with liquid stevia: 4 drops stevia per cup vodka
3.) Mix ground vanilla bean into a jar of sugar, stevia or truvia, seal and let sit.