Vanilla Infused Oil Recipe

Vanilla Infused Oil Recipe

It’s easy to make homemade vanilla oil which can be used for cooking and baking and for beauty recipes. I used the vanilla oil for my cold cream. I just replaced the almond and jojoba oil with vanilla infused oil. Now the cold cream has a wonderful vanilla rose scent! 😀


  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 150ml almond oil

Vanilla Infused Oil Recipe

Slice the vanilla bean down the center and scrape out the seeds (you don’t need the seed for the vanilla infused oil – I used them to make vanilla ice cream for iced coffee).

Cut the vanilla bean into small pieces and place them in a jar. Pour the oil over the vanilla pieces. Cover the jar with a lid and let the oil infuse for about three weeks in a warm place. Or use the quicker heat method: Infuse the oil over low heat in a water bath for 2 or 3 hours. Then strain the oil through muslin or a sieve.

Homemade Vanilla Infused Oil Recipe

I also made vanilla extract with vanilla beans and rum, and rose infused oil with fresh rose petals.

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