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Homemade Peppermint Extract

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Homemade peppermint extract that you can use in your coffee, lattes, hot cocoa, brownies, ice cream, cakes, etc.!

Ingredients

  • ½ cups Fresh Peppermint Leaves
  • 2 cups Decent Vodka

Preparation

1. Pick your peppermint leaves off and bruise by rolling them between your hands. Stop and smell.
2. Place peppermint leaves in a glass jar. Cover leaves completely with vodka or it will mold.
3. Put the lid on, place a sticker with the day’s date on it so you know when it will be ready.
4. Store the filled glass jar in a dark, cool and dry cupboard or pantry.
5. Shake, swirl and wait 30 days.
6. After 30 days, remove leaves and use in your coffee, lattes, brownies, ice cream, cakes, etc.

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Natasha @ Saved by the Egg Timer on 1.13.2011

Yes, perfect for baking. I used it for my Chocolate Mint Truffle Kisses and they where outstanding. Wonderful flavor and knowing you made it is such a wonderful and accomplished feeling.

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thesimplejoys on 1.13.2011

Can this be used in baking when peppermint extract is called for?

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Natasha @ Saved by the Egg Timer on 10.29.2010

No- just shake it whenever you see it and think of it….Mine is in my pantry so I would pass by it and give it a whirl. I have started using it for coffee, hot cocoa and baking. It is wonderful!

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Nessy on 10.27.2010

Do you need to shake it everyday for 30 days, or just on the first day that you make it? This sounds so wonderful!

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Natasha @ Saved by the Egg Timer on 10.15.2010

It’s all vodka so I would say forever! I should also note that I use at least 80 proof. Don’t let that scare you. It is the same way vanilla and other extracts are made too. This is so versatile, I put in my coffee creamer too for mocha mint lattes, brownies, ice cream, chocolate ganache….can’t wait to make my chocolate mint cookies for Christmas with this!

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