Question About Homemade Vanilla

Decorating By Lenette Updated 27 Oct 2008 , 10:26pm by stampinron

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Lenette Posted 27 Oct 2008 , 4:43pm
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I am ready to take the plunge!

So, is it a 750ml bottle of vodka with 12 beans? Is that the ratio? I want it good but I don't want to waste beans.

What combination are you using?

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MikeRowesHunny Posted 27 Oct 2008 , 4:47pm
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I use 750ml bottle and add about 20 Grade B vanilla beans, split and scraped before adding to the vodka, then steeped for a minimum of 6 weeks.

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lisaw Posted 27 Oct 2008 , 4:52pm
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For a 750ml bottle I use 4 vanilla beans. Cut 2 beans lengthwise and put them in the vodka. Shake the bottle every day for 1 month, then remove the 1st 2 vanilla beans, cut 2 new ones and put those in the vodka. Shake it every day for another month, and it will be ready to use.

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SweetResults Posted 27 Oct 2008 , 6:06pm
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ooooh I have about 40 beans sitting and waiting for me to make my vanilla - I know there is a thread on vanilla somewhere on here - maybe Jan "Queen of the Links" will read this and supply the links for us? LOL! icon_biggrin.gif

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stampinron Posted 27 Oct 2008 , 10:26pm
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I've been steeping mine since this original post but haven't used it yet....I can't wait!
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