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kahlua, homemade

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Patti Petty
Norfolk, VA

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.

(1 rating)
yield 1 Quart
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For kahlua, homemade

  • 4 c
  • 4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 c
    dry instant coffee (fresh jar)
  • 4 c
    vodka (bottom shelf is fine)
  • 1
    fresh vanilla bean
  • 2 Tbsp
    almond extract

How To Make kahlua, homemade

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