Vanilla bean extract on a spoon with a bottle next to it.
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Vanilla Bean Extract

Make this easy batch of Vanilla Bean Extract with just two ingredients! This super easy recipe is all you'll need for all your baking needs.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword #howto, GAPS, Kitchen Hack, low-carb, paleo, primal, Whole 30
Prep Time 5 minutes
Infusion Time 81 days
Servings 16 ounces
Calories 65kcal
Author Anya from Prepare & Nourish
Cost 25.00


  • 10 Madagascar Vanilla Beans
  • 14 ounces gluten-free nonGMO vodka


  • Score vanilla beans down the center to expose vanilla seeds.
  • Transfer vanilla beans to a glass 16-ounce jar or bottle.
  • Pour vodka over vanilla beans, making sure to cover up all beans.
  • Place bottle or jar to a dark spot in kitchen and regularly give the bottle a shake to stir things up.
  • Vanilla bean extract will be ready in 3-4 months. Store in dark, cool place.



Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg