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Vanilla Schnapps Recipes

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

   Vanilla schnapps - based on vanilla seed pods - is a sweet and very delicious schnapps with distinctive and rich flavours and aromas. It has a beautiful reddish golden color. Serve with ice cream, cheese, cheese cake, fruit salad, chocolate, coffee or tea.
Vanilla Schnapps

3 vanilla pods
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Use 3 vanilla pods. Cut them lengthwise and scrape the seeds out. Then cut the pods in smaller pieces. Put seeds and pods in a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Add 70 centiliter clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% (80 proof). Let steep for 1-3 weeks in a dark place at room temperature, 18-20°C (64-68°F). Shake lightly and taste it from time to time. Strain and filter your infusion into a clean glass bottle or jar with tight-fitting lid. Store (age) for at least 2 months in a dark place at room temperature before serving.

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

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