Kahlua, Homemade

Kahlua, Homemade Recipe

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Patti Petty


This is a great money saver and tastes great. I have been making it for years and never had a complaint! Don't forget to try it over ice cream.


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1 Quart
30 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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4 c
4 c
granulated sugar
3/4 c
dry instant coffee (fresh jar)
4 c
vodka (bottom shelf is fine)
fresh vanilla bean
2 Tbsp
almond extract

How to Make Kahlua, Homemade


  • 1Boil water and sugar until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat.
  • 2Add coffee granules slowly, continually stirring.
  • 3Add vodka. Slit vanilla bean with a knife and add to mixture.
  • 4Cover tightly and shake or stir each day for about three weeks--it really is better if you wait, but...

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About Kahlua, Homemade

Course/Dish: Cocktails, Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Southern

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