Monday, September 15, 2014

How To Make Homemade Extracts – Vanilla, Lemon and Almond

How To Make Homemade Extracts

If you are a keen baker then you will know that a good quality bottle of extract is expensive! From vanilla extract to lemon extract there are loads on offer in stores that will turn any average bake into a sensationally tasty bake.

Instead of compromising on quality over price, why not make your own at home? Not many people know how easy it is to make home-made extracts, simply and cheaply, but by following these fantastic recipes courtesy of Laurie over at, you can forget about those overpriced bottles.
Her process requires a little patience and a few ingredients like vodka and whatever you what to make an extract from, but the main thing you will need is time! One bottle needs up to 3 months to matuer. Once the initial process is complete however, there really is little left to do apart from wait!
A little bottle of homemade extract would also make a perfect gift for a loved one, and Laurie suggests changing up the alcohol choice to make it that little bit special.
These recipes will save you time and money, but are also great at making your home baking really special!
If you want to find out all the details on how to make Vanilla, Lemon and Almond extract, then head over to