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How to Make Bacardi Rum Vanilla Recipe

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I’m excited to share a yummy recipe with you today.  I’m going to tell you how to make bacardi rum vanilla.  It is a DIY homemaker’s dream.  It only has two ingredients, so it is easy to make.  You can easily impress everyone with your homemaking skills.  Hint:  Make a few bottles at once, so it will last a long time!  

 

First let me tell you how I came across this simple recipe.  Some of you know that I work part-time as a nurse in an ob/gyn office.  One of my dearest friends is a nurse that I work with named Kara (love you, girl!) and for the past couple of Christmases she has given me a bottle of this heavenly stuff.  I asked her if she minded if I shared how to make it on my blog and she said that I could.  Lucky you!

 

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How to Make Bacardi Rum Vanilla

To make this Bacardi Rum Vanilla, you will need to buy 3 things.  Two of them are ingredients.  The other thing you need to get is some bottles to make the vanilla in.  Choose cute little bottles, that way you can give it as a gift if you want!  Don’t know where to get them?  Don’t worry!  I will hook you up with a link to make this easy for you!

 

What you need:

  • Bacardi rum
  • Madagascar Vanilla Beans

 

How much rum and how many vanilla beans you need depends on how much rum vanilla you are wanting to make.  Figure out how many ounces your bottles are, then look at how many ounces are in the Bacardi rum bottle to figure out how many bottles of rum vanilla you can make.  

 

You only need one Madagascar vanilla bean for each bottle of vanilla you make.  Warning:  Depending where you get your Madagascar vanilla beans, they can be reasonably priced or very expensive.  The Madagascar vanilla bean in the bottle below has TWO beans…that’s it.  Guess how much I paid for it?

 

 

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Eighteen bucks!  Yikes!  I paid that ridiculous price because I got it very close to home at one of the pricier grocery stores because I knew that they would have it.  I didn’t have time to wait for it to get shipped because I wanted to get started on this blog post.  I strongly recommend buying it online and saving yourself some money!

 

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These are the bottles I used (see picture below).  I got them at Aroma Tools, a local essential oils store.  If you don’t have that type of store nearby, or don’t want to hunt for them, you can easily order them online from Aroma Tools!

 

 

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Once you have the stuff you need, cut off the ends of the Madagascar vanilla bean, so it looks like this:

 

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Fold the vanilla bean in half and insert the two ends that you cut first.  Next, use a small funnel and fill the bottles the rest of the way with the Bacardi rum.

 

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Screw the lid on tightly.  Shake it occasionally, allowing it to steep for about a year (good things come to those who wait!).  Then it is ready to use for baking!  Here’s a little facebook live video that I did that shows  the whole process!

 

 

 

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How to Make Bacardi Rum Vanilla Recipe

Yield: 1 bottle (ounces depends on bottle size)
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 1 year
Total Time: 1 year 5 minutes

This homemade Bacardi Rum vanilla is a DIY homemaker’s dream. It is wonderful for baking and it only has two ingredients! I’m going to tell you how you can make it. It's made with Madagascar vanilla beans!

Ingredients

  • Bacardi rum
  • Madagascar Vanilla Beans

Instructions

  1. Cut off the ends of the Madagascar vanilla bean.
  2. Fold the vanilla bean in half and insert the two ends that you cut first. Next, use a small funnel and fill the bottles the rest of the way with the Bacardi rum.
  3. Screw the lid on tightly.
  4. Shake it occasionally, allowing it to steep for about a year (good things come to those who wait!). !

Notes

This vanilla is delicious for all of your baking needs!

When my friend gave me this lovely vanilla, she put a cute label on it that she created.  If you want to, you can go to the Avery website and design your own cute labels for the bottles and give them as gifts!  Christmas is coming, so maybe you could make homemade Bacardi Rum Vanilla for fun Christmas gifts?

 

See you next time!

Deb

 

 

 

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