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Kahlua Recipe

Homemade Kahlúa

Homemade Kahlúa

From Scott Baird of 15 Romolo

Kahlua Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1 (750 ml) bottle vodka or white rum
    1 1/4 cups dark rum, like Pampero
    1 1/2 cups sugar
    3/4 pound whole coffee beans
    1 vanilla bean
    1 cinnamon stick
    1 tablespoon cocoa nibs, optional
    1 slice of orange peel, optional

Directions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a sealable container. Shake hard to combine.
  2. Label with the date and let sit in a cool, dark place for three weeks. Shake or stir the mixture several times of week.
  3. Strain through cheesecloth or a fine mesh strainer into a clean vessel. Use like you would Kahlua or any other coffee liquor.
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