About 8 weeks ago I posted on how I was making Homemade Vanilla Extract and now I am back to report that it actually does work! Not that I was doubting everyone, but I just had to see for myself first. Just look at that beautiful brown color and it smells even better then it looks!
I ended up purchasing these bottles from Amazon. These are 8 oz. bottles and are a BIG bottle for gift giving. The Vanilla Extract printables are from Shrimp Salad Circus and can be found here. She even has a tutorial for making the extract if your looking for one.
I got 4 bottles from the one batch I made. I haven’t tried any of it in my baked goodies yet, but have added it to my coffee a few times and…YUMMO! That is all I can say and honestly it is worth making just to smell it. All wrapped up they really do make the best gifts.
I gave two of the bottles to my son’s teachers as thank you gifts and made some dishtowels to go along with it. These are the kind of gifts that I love to make and give away. Nothing better then a completely homemade gift to let someone know how much you appreciate them. Happy gift giving!