Simple Homemade Extract Recipes For Common Flavors

For vanilla extract, use a sharp knife to split the vanilla pod open lengthwise to expose the tiny seeds inside. Place the raw ingredient inside an 8 …

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Category: Cooking Basics
Cuisine: American
Calories: 67 per serving
1. Prepare the raw ingredient(s) for extraction. For vanilla extract, use a sharp knife to split the vanilla pod open lengthwise to expose the tiny seeds inside.
2. Place the raw ingredient inside an 8 ounce glass bottle or mason jar.
3. Pour vodka into bottle to fill, leaving a 1/2-inch space between the vodka and the top of the bottle.
4. Place the lid on the jar to close. Let sit for 6 weeks, giving the bottle a gentle shake every 2-3 days. Be sure to store them in a cool, dry place away from sunlight.

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Take a handful of fresh mint leaves, remove the stems and rinse with some cool water. Pat the leaves dry and place them in a quart mason jar. Pour in about two cups of vodka and attach the lid. Let the mint soak for about a month and shake the jar periodically. All you need to do is strain the leaves and store the extract for future use. Again, store in a cool and dark …

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Pour the alcohol over the ingredients. Make sure the alcohol completely covers the ingredient (add more if it doesn’t). Screw on the two …

Rating: 5/5(4)
Total Time: 336 hrs 5 mins
Category: Miscellaneous
Calories: 12 per serving

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For orange or lime extract, repeat this same step except replacing lemons with oranges or limes. For mint extract, add leaves and vodka to a …

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Category: DIY
Cuisine: American
Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins
1. For vanilla extract, add vanilla beans and vodka into a large sterilized canning jar. Tightly close lid, then shake a few times. Keep in a dark, cool place. Shake every few days. Let sit for about 4 weeks before using. The extract will turn a dark brown (browner than in the photos, which I poured out prematurely). Once extract is ready, you can pour into small bottles with a funnel for gifting. You can add half of a fresh vanilla bean inside each for decoration.
2. Wrap a layer of filament tape all the way around the bottle cap. I used a 9mm tape, which fit within the caps of the bottles I used.

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Pour one cup of vodka (or alcohol of your choice) into the bottle. Make sure the vanilla beans are completely submerged. No cheating now - the whole cup needs to go into the bottle! Seal bottle with lid or cap. Shake once or twice a week. …

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Drizzle on a simple butter-rich pound cake for a seasonal flavor boost, pack several bottles onto an ice cream sundae bar for a (gluten-free) birthday celebration, add a splash to whipped cream

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Spiced Pumpkin Bread @ Jessica Levinson (cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger) Golden Milk Popsicles @ Food, Pleasure, & Health (turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon, & ginger) Carrot, Ginger, Flax Muffins with Cream …

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You don’t need to have the water come to a boil to make simple syrup. Just heat water hot enough so that the sugar can dissolve. Make batches of syrup and store in the refrigerator in airtight containers. Flavored syrups will …

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The cold bowl and tools will help the cream whip faster. Ingredients: • 1 cup heavy whipping cream. • 2 tbs flavored syrup. (Optional) ½ tsp additional flavors/liquors. Directions: 1. In a bowl, pour heavy whipping cream then turn on electric mixer on low (or begin whisking by hand). 2.

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Steps to Make It: STEP 1: Add a flavoring item to the base/regular recipe. STEP 2: Allow to ‘infuse’; transferring flavor to the syrup. STEP 3: Allow the ingredients to simmer together then cool fully. This creates a rich depth of …

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Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes. We love using this simple vegan vanilla cupcake recipe as a base to layer on extra flavor. Stir in grated orange zest and chopped pecans, vegan chocolate chips and cinnamon, or your own favorite …

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Place them in a glass jar. Pour your vinegar over the material and seal the jar with a non-corrosive lid. Steep for 2-4 weeks, shaking every couple of days. When the flavor is to your liking, strain the vinegar through cheesecloth to remove all …

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Add eggs, and beat until smooth. Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Spoon mixture into prepared pan. Step 3. Bake for 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours, or until cake tests done. Cool in pan …

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Directions. Place vanilla beans in a tall jar; cover with vodka. Seal jar tightly. Let stand in a cool dark place at least 6 weeks, gently shaking jar once a week.

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Coffee extract. Add the rich, roasted taste of coffee to any cake with a few drops of extract. Coffee extract can enhance a coffee cake and goes particularly well in chocolate creations. As an added bonus, it may help you win the “cake for breakfast” argument – after all, coffee is for the morning! Add to chocolate flavor for a chocolate

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Steps to Make It. Gather the ingredients. In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar and extra-strength coffee. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly to dissolve the sugar. Lower the heat and simmer for 3 minutes, stirring often. …

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1. Rocky Road. From the chocolate to the marshmallows to the salted peanuts, this fudge has everything you love in the classic ice cream flavor! Besides the flavor, the playful textures make this fudge one of the best. It’s also a breeze to make! The whole thing comes together in just 5 minutes. 2. Red Velvet.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are homemade flavor extracts?

Homemade flavor extracts are easy and inexpensive to make at home. They’re great to make for your own personal use to save money and ensure pure ingredients plus they’re excellent to make in bulk to give away as gifts. Cook Mode Prevent your screen from going dark while using this recipe.

How do you add flavor to a recipe?

Steps to Make It: 1 Add a flavoring item to the base/regular recipe. Examples of flavoring items: vanilla bean cinnamon stick whole spices herbs fruits 2 Allow to ‘infuse’; transferring flavor to the syrup. 3 Allow the ingredients to simmer together then cool fully. This creates a rich depth of flavor.

Are homemade extracts easy to make?

Homemade extracts are easy to make and are great for gifting. I like to make different ones and package them in decorative bottles. If you want to make these as gifts plan to make them well in advance because the extracts need to sit for up to four weeks until they are ready to use.

How do you make 8 oz of extract?

To make 8 ounces of extract, the recipe is essentially the same with each recipe: Use this basic extract method for extracting flavors of fruit, nuts, herbs and spices. You can even combine different flavors to make new extracts. How amazing would chocolate coffee bean hazelnut extract be? Or, perhaps lavender vanilla extract?

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