Homemade Kahlua/Tia Maria

1
Deb Wilson

By
@Maritimemama

Use this as an after-dinner liquer or in White or Black Russians. As good as, if not better than store bought Tia Maria or Kahlua

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
instant coffee
1 1/2 c
water
3/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2
pint of vodka

How to Make Homemade Kahlua/Tia Maria

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine the sugar and water, stirring to dissolve. Add instant coffee and bring mixture to a boil. Boil steadily for 3 minutes, stirring often.
  • 2Add vanilla, remove from heat and cool for 1 hour. Add the Vodka, stirring well to combine.
  • 3Pour into a glass jar, cover tightly and refrigerate.

    It's best to leave this for a couple of days so the flavors blend. Shake well before first use.


    White Russian

    1 ounce vodka
    1/2 - 1 oz. Kahlua (depending how sweet you like it)
    Milk
    Ice

    Place a couple of ice cubes in a tall glass. Add vodka, then Kahlua then milk. Stir and serve.

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About Homemade Kahlua/Tia Maria

Course/Dish: Cocktails, Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Canadian