Kahlua
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes
  • Servings: Makes 1/2 gallon
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup prepared instant coffee
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 quart vodka
DIRECTIONS
  1. Bring sugar and 3 cups water to a boil and continue boiling for 20 minutes. The mixture will become syrupy. Cool.
  2. Combine the 1 cup boiling water with the instant coffee.
  3. Split the vanilla bean lenghwise and drop it into 1/2 gallon jug.
  4. Pour the vodka over the bean, then add the syrup and coffee mixtures.
  5. Let Kahlua age for weeks, covered.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
The souce for this one is unknown. It is cool way to save some money!