Homemade Kahlua

READY IN: 1hr 18mins
Recipe by dojemi

If this is to be given as a gift, garnish with one whole vanilla bean inside the bottle. Yield indicated is for 10 cups.

Top Review by JKompelien

First time making this, bottled as gifts, used mexican vanilla, no beans. Made two batches and got 4 3/4 bottles (I used glass "5ths") Is VERY sweet but excellent tasting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve sugar in 4 cups water in a pan over medium heat; boil for 10 minutes; set aside.
  2. Dissolve coffee granules in 1 cup water in a pan over medium heat; boil for 8 minutes.
  3. Combine sugar mixture and coffee mixture; cool to room temperature.
  4. Stir vodka and vanilla into cooled coffee mixture.
  5. Store in sealed, decorative bottles.

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