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Cooking Method
Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 15 min Total Time: 15 mins
Servings 8
Calories 420
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

What is Kalua?

Kahlua is a famous coffee-flavored liqueur made from a freshly brewed dark beer. Roasted coffee, sugar, vanilla pods, rum, or vodka. It is generally very smooth and creamy and It is very delicious and goes well with coffee or vegan ice cream.

Kalua can be served chilled or over ice and is often used in cocktails such as White Russians or landslides.

Why You'll Love This Homemade??

Kahlua Recipe Kahlua's homemade coffee liqueur takes a little effort, and the rewards are huge.
After mixing the four ingredients, it is aged for about 2 to 3 weeks.

result? It's the perfect coffee-flavored liqueur to drink or blend into many recipes that call for celebration. It makes a great cocktail. The holidays are coming up and if you get this homemade Kahlua recipe on time, you can gift it in a pretty bottle.
You might even say it needs another week or so in the bottle to finish aging.

Drinks Ingredients
  • 2.5 cups of strong and hot fresh brewed coffee
  • 4 cups of sugar can be organic
  • 2.25 cups of rum (Any rum that u like)
  • 1-inch vanilla bean (cut in half lengthwise for aged quality or 1 tablespoon of a good quality vanilla extract for instant gratification)
Drinks Instructions
  1. Pour sugar into hot coffee and stir until sugar dissolves and let it Let cool down.

  2. Add the rum and vanilla bits and stir.

  3. Cover and leave in a cool place for 2-3 weeks.

  4. Strain and remove beans and bottles.

  5. If you are using vanilla extract instead of vanilla beans you just have to store the vanilla extract and it is done. It won't have a depth of flavor but will be still good.

Keywords: Kahlua, homemade, Recipe, Coffee liqueur, alcohol