Homemade Kahlua

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by islandgirl77551

This is a recipe for homemade Kahlua which was given to my grandmother by a Canadian friend of hers, years ago.

Top Review by Debs Recipes

Fantastic! I loved that this recipe is so simple and straightforward. It's very easy and yet it yields a superb product. I used genuine Mexican vanilla to make the Kahlua, and am especially pleased with the results!


  1. Bring water and sugar to a boil.
  2. Add to coffee crystals just enough water to dissolve them.
  3. Add coffee to water and sugar and boil for 5 minutes, being careful not to let it boil over.
  4. Cool completely, then add vanilla and vodka.
  5. Mix well.

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