Homemade Kuhlua

Pat Duran


Another great recipe for my friends of Cookbook II 1970.

Better make this now -if you want it for the holidays!!


★★★★★ 3 votes

makes 1 gallon
10 Min
Stove Top


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  • 3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    instant coffee granules
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 qt
  • ·
    1/2 or a whole vanilla bean

How to Make Homemade Kuhlua


  1. Mix sugar, coffee granules, and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Let cool and do not remove residue on top(mix this in). Then add 1 quart vodka and 1/2 vanilla bean, split down the center or 1 whole vanilla bean split down middle.
    Pour into gallon glass container NOT PLASTIC.
    Let set for 30 days or more ( the longer the better).
    Remove bean and pour into bottles and enjoy! Enjoy!

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About Homemade Kuhlua

Course/Dish: Punches, Cocktails, Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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