Orange Extract - for Your Homemade Baking Gift Baskets!

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“From -- Homemade orange extract using peel from navel oranges, vodka, water, and about a week to steep! Substitute lemons or limes for a different flavor -- Place in small bottles for gift giving! If you make this, try it in Candied Ginger Pound Cake With a Hint of Orange, or include a copy of the recipe with the gift bottle of extract --”
168hrs 5mins
3/4 cup

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. After thoroughly washing a large navel orange with soap to remove all pesticides, dirt, and germs, carefully remove the peel without disturbing the white pith! Chop peel finely in food processor ~ Place chopped peel into a sterile jar and top with boiling water and vodka.
  2. Cool to room temperature and store covered in the cupboard for 3-7 days before using as orange flavoring.
  3. After a week, strain into small sterile bottles. For gift giving, tie each bottle with ribbon and a tag marked "orange extract".

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a