Tia Maria (Homemade)

Tia Maria (homemade) Recipe

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Patti Petty


I was fortunate enough to have gotten this recipe years ago. I have served it to all my guests and given bottles for gifts. Rave reviews are 100%.
I also included my Kahlua recipe. Both of these are real money savers, which many of us need about now...


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1 quart
15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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4 c
4 c
white sugar
3/4 c
instant coffee (fresh jar)
vanilla bean
4 c
rum (bottom shelf is fine)

How to Make Tia Maria (Homemade)


  • 1Bring water and sugar until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat.
  • 2Add coffee granules slowly, continually stirring. Add rum. Slit vanilla bean down the center with a knife and add to the mixture.
  • 3Cover tightly and shake or stir each day for approximately three weeks. It does taste beter by waiting, but up to you...

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About Tia Maria (Homemade)

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

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