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10 Easy Kitchen Extracts to Make at Home

10 Easy Kitchen Extracts to Make at Home
There is no need to buy vanilla extract, or most baking extracts for that matter, because a lot of them can be made at home. It may sound complicated and unnecessary to do this, but I can assure you it is much easier than you think. Most of the time making extracts entails steeping the flavoring ingredients in a liquor or sugar. Over time the liquid or sugar is infused with desired flavor and scent of the nut or bean that has been used. Sure, there are still unusual extracts at that I buy from the store. I haven’t figured out how to make King Arthur Flour’s Fiore de Sicilia, a creamsicle scented extract, for example, but I when I have I’ll let you know! 10 Easy Homemade Kitchen Extracts 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. These Raspberry Jam Bars are perfect for a back-to-school snack!

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