Homemade Orange Extract

Naturally when you make your own Lemon Extract, you will have make... Orange Extract too!

Recipe for Orange Extract

2 large oranges (yield 13g zests)
90g (Absolut) Vodka


  1. Prepare a clean small bottle with cork stopper.
  2. Zest the organge well.
  3. Put the zest into the clean bottle.
  4. Pour the vodka into the bottle. Make sure that all the zest are submerged in vodka.
  5. Store for at least 1 week before using.
Don't tell me you're still hesitating...

I am experimenting another extract. If it's successful, I'll share with you... Meanwhile, stay tuned.


NEL said...
August 29, 2011 at 12:00 AM

Homemade extracts sound good. I can imagine your pantry will soon be lined with so many different types of extracts.

passionbaker said...
August 29, 2011 at 10:15 AM

Hi EL,
Ya, I want to experiment to see what other extracts I can make! Heehee... So far only three. :)

amelia said...
August 29, 2011 at 10:44 AM

Thanks for sharing, looks great.

passionbaker said...
August 29, 2011 at 11:19 AM

Thanks Amelia.

Petitelien said...
March 26, 2012 at 9:32 PM

How long we store orange extract?

Petitelien said...
March 26, 2012 at 9:33 PM

thank you very much!

passionbaker said...
March 27, 2012 at 10:16 AM

Hi Petitelien,
Since it's alcohol, you can store it as long as you like, or until you used it all up!

Petitelien said...
March 29, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Thanks for sharing!

Petitelien said...
March 29, 2012 at 5:09 PM

we store it at room temperature or in refrigerator? Thank you :)

passionbaker said...
March 30, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Yes Petitelien. Please store at room temperature, don't need to store in refrigerator.

Regina Granada said...
April 2, 2012 at 9:47 PM

A perfect combination.


Michelle said...
June 1, 2012 at 8:27 AM

Thanks for the info, we are small scale bakers and I just paid a lot for both orange and lemon extract... from now on I'll be making my own!

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