Make at Home Kahlua

Make At Home Kahlua Recipe

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Wayne Boggs


Came across this recipe a few years ago, and tweaked it to my taste. My kahlua is always a big hit at parties.


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5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    instant coffee- not freeze dried
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 c
    everclear or grain alcohol at least 153 proof

How to Make Make at Home Kahlua


  1. Mix sugar,water,and coffee together. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. After simmering for 30 minutes, remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  3. After cooled to room temp,add vanilla and alcohol.
  4. Bottle and cap. Makes 1 quart.
  5. This makes an excellent Black Russian when served plain on the rocks, or White Russian when mixed with Half and Half. This is a very strong liquer, extra alcohol is not needed. Great for a cocktail party. Have the phone number of a good taxi cab service handy LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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About Make at Home Kahlua

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American

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