Recipes and Cooking Vanilla Bean Liqueur 3.9 (11) 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. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Total Time: 10 mins Yield: 2-1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup vodka 1 cup sugar 3 vanilla beans, split in half crosswise and lengthwise Vanilla beans (optional) Directions In a 1-quart screw-top jar, combine vodka, sugar, and the split vanilla beans. Cover tightly and shake until sugar dissolves. Store mixture in a cool, dark place for 1 month. Remove vanilla beans. Transfer to decorative bottles. If desired, add fresh vanilla beans for garnish. Seal; store at room temperature. Makes 2-1/2 cups. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 92 Calories 10g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.