How to make a mint extract with fresh peppermint and your favorite clear liquor. Homemade extracts are perfect for holiday gifts and cost less than store-bought extracts! It's also a good way to use up the summer harvest of mint leaves.
Recipe for Homemade Vanilla Extract (homemade gift)
Homemade Vanilla Extract--Place vanilla bean pieces (that would be whole beans) in each bottle. pour vodka into each bottle completely covering the beans in the liquid. Close and store bottles in cool dark place for weeks.