Vanilla Bean Liqueur


In just 10 minutes, you can get a head-start on a fancy homemade food gift with this vanilla liqueur recipe. Allow the Vanilla Bean Liqueur to infuse for a month, then package in decorative bottles before distributing.

Vanilla Bean Liqueur
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Total Time:
10 mins
2-1/2 cups


  • 2 cup vodka

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3 vanilla beans, split in half crosswise and lengthwise

  • Vanilla beans (optional)


  1. In a 1-quart screw-top jar, combine vodka, sugar, and the split vanilla beans. Cover tightly and shake until sugar dissolves.

  2. Store mixture in a cool, dark place for 1 month. Remove vanilla beans.

  3. Transfer to decorative bottles. If desired, add fresh vanilla beans for garnish. Seal; store at room temperature. Makes 2-1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

92 Calories
10g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Calories 92
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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