Need a last minute gift for the holidays? Try making some homemade Kahlua. All you need are five ingredients and a decorative bottle for a great hostess gift.
My Aunt Kay gave me this recipe for Homemade Kahlua many years ago and it’s so simple to make. Whether you drink it alone over ice, mix it in your favorite beverage like a White Russian or cook with it, like I do with these crock pot recipe
, Kahlua is a popular favorite coffee liquor.
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Servings: 16 oz
- 1 1/3 c. Water
- 1 c. Granulated Sugar
- 1 tbsp. Instant Coffee
- 1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
- 1 c. Good Quality Vodka (like Kettle One or Grey Goose)
Add the water, sugar and coffee to a medium saucepan. Whisk all ingredients together until the sugar has dissolved and let simmer for 30 minutes.
Allow mixture to cool; then add the vanilla and the vodka. Mix well. Pour into a corked bottle.
Allow for an additional hour to cool completely.
Try making these other varieties of homemade beverages too!