Eccentric Haus Frau's Helen-On-Wheels Kahlua

Eccentric Haus Frau's Helen-on-wheels Kahlua Recipe

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LeAnna Lyons


This recipe was handed down to me from my late grandmother Helen. I've had it for DECADES until I finally made my first batch a couple of years ago. Last November I had a gathering at my place and my aunt and uncle were having some of it in their was quite popular that day. Enjoy!


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  • 4 c
    granulated white sugar
  • 4 c

  • 2 oz
    instant coffee powder
  • 1 bottle
    vodka (one 5th bottle of vodka)
  • 2
    vanilla bean cut length wise

How to Make Eccentric Haus Frau's Helen-On-Wheels Kahlua


  1. Stir sugar and water in a medium saucepan on high heat and boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and add 2 ounces instant coffee and stir until blended.
  3. Cool until lukewarm, then add 1 5th Vodka and 2 vanilla beans split lengthwise.
  4. Pour into a 1 gallon container and store for 2 weeks and then either drink and/or pour into smaller bottles for gifts or easier storage.

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