How to Make Your Own Almond Extract

By Jillian Downer

Making your own homemade extracts and oils is an easy process. A two-ingredient process, creating your own almond extract is merely a waiting game. Making homemade extracts is a great way to make homemade gifts and it will also save you loads of money. Here's an easy recipe for making your own almond extract right at home.


Step 1

Drop the almonds into the bottom of the your dark glass bottle.

Step 2

Pour the vodka over the almonds and fill to the top of the bottle. Put the lid on and close tightly.

Step 3

Place the vodka and almond mixture in a cool and dark place, like a pantry or garage, and let the mixture sit for 2 months.

Step 4

Shake the mixture every 3 to 5 days for the entire 2 month period. Do not remove the lid.

Step 5

Once the mixture has set for 2 months it is ready to be used. Continue to store it in a cool and dry place.