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Homemade Kahlua

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recipe is ready in 2-5 hrs time: 2-5 hrs

serves/makes:   7 cups


recipe id: 17083
cook method: stovetop

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1 quart water
2 1/2 cups sugar
3 tablespoons instant coffee
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups vodka


Bring water, sugar and coffee to boil in a sauce pan. Simmer very slowly for 3 hours.

Mixture will be very dark and syrupy. Cool. Add vanilla and vodka.


58 calories, 0 grams fat, 9 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per ounce. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in fat.
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Member since: May 8, 2010
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I used the suggestion of adding more vodka. It tastes just like store bought. Will make nice gifts.

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I made this recipe today! It turned out very good...but I suggest 1 more cup of vodka (80 proof) and 2 more tbls of vanilla...otherwise delicious!!!

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Last year I made a homeade kahula for christmas, and I handed it out to friends and family and we all loved it. how silly of me to loose the recipe. Im glad i found this one online, and especially easy to find made a difference! Thank you.

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