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homemade kahlua/tia maria

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a recipe by
Deb Wilson
New Glasgow, NS

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

★★★★★ 1
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For homemade kahlua/tia maria

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

How To Make homemade kahlua/tia maria

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