Instant Pot: Vanilla Extract
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 1 hr. 30 minutes
Total time: 1 hr. 35 minutes
6 vanilla beans, preferably grade B
6 cups vodka
1 cup water
Gather all ingredients.
With a knife, cut each vanilla bean in half down the middle vertically.
Pour 2 cups of vodka to each canning jars. Taking 2 vanilla beans, fold in half, and place in the canning jar.
Pour one cup of water to the bottom of your Instant Pot. Place the trivet at the base of the Instant Pot.
Close each canning jar with metal lids, and place on the trivet inside your Pot. Close the Instant Pot by screwing on the lid. Close the valve. Set the Instant Pot to High Pressure for 1 hour. Once the hour is done, allow it to release pressure naturally, which will take about 20 minutes.
Allow the vanilla extract to sit for at least 24 hours before use. Make sure to keep in an airtight glass jar in a dark, cool room when not using.