Definitions for "VANILLA EXTRACT"
Keywords:  macerated, orchid, bean, pod, essence
Obtained from the pod of a perennial herbaceous vine. Flavoring agent.
a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)
Produced by steeping vanilla beans in an alcohol and water solution, pure vanilla is concentrated and therefore, only a small amount is needed for flavoring. Vanilla is an expensive flavoring to produce, which has led to the proliferation of synthetically produced vanilla.