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Vanilla extract is made easily by slicing the vanilla beans in half and placing htem in Kraken Black Spiced Rum to begin the extraction.

Vanilla Extract

Vanilla extract is made easily with only Kraken rum, vanilla beans, and some time. Making this extract is cost effective and down right delicious!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword vanilla
Prep Time 5 minutes
Extraction time 60 days
Servings 28 ounces
Author sherry brubaker


  • 1 750 ml bottle of Kraken Rum
  • 15-20 vanilla beans


  1. Open the bottle of rum. Slice the vanilla beans lengthwise. Scrap the insides of half the vanilla beans and put it in the bottle of alcohol. Place all the vanilla beans in the bottle of rum.

  2. Place the lid back on the bottle of rum. Give it a good shake, then place in a cool, dark place for a minimum of 8 weeks.

  3. When ready to use, just measure right out of the bottle! Mangia!