Kahlua Liqueur Homemade & EZ

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Serves: 3 Quarts
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Cooking Method: Stove Top


2 qt water, divided
6 c sugar
2 oz tasters choice instant coffee (it makes a difference)
8 tsp vanilla (pure) extract
1 qt 180-proof pure grain vodka

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Betty R Recipe
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McDonough, GA (pop. 22,084)
Member Since Sep 2010
Betty's notes for this recipe:
I use to make this all the time back in the early 80's around the holidays to have on hand and give as gifts. 'Tastes like store bought'. Super EZ to make! Then just add half & half or milk, even 2% milk if you like over ice and it's good over ice cream too.
As a Smoothie add a cup of ice to cup of Kahlua and milk in blender, blend till smooth.
I've had this recipe scratched on a small piece of paper for so many years I don't remember where it came from.
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Boil 1 quart water. Add sugar, bring back to boil and boil for 1 minute. Let cool.
Boil other quart of water, Add 'Tasters Choice' instant coffee. Let cool.
Let both mixtures come to room temp.
Mix together and add vanilla and VODKA.
Fill your bottles.
That's it! Pretty easy.

Makes 3 about Quarts

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user Sandy Mika mikasldy - Jun 17, 2012
oh yum , a friend of mine makes home made baileys at Christmas time , I just bet she would love this. Would this work in baking?
user Betty R BettyR - Jun 18, 2012
Hi Sandy, I really don't know I have never baked with it.
user Sandy Mika mikasldy - Jun 18, 2012
oh well, guess I'll have to try , I make kahlua cheesecake at Christmas this probly would work :]
user Sharie Heading sharieheading - Oct 4, 2012
Yes it works great in baking I do anniversary cakes with it all the time.
user Sandy Mika mikasldy - Oct 4, 2012
Thanks 8]

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