Homemade Kahlua Recipe
  • 4 cups water
  • 1½ cups instant coffee crystals
  • 4½ cups vodka
  • 8 cups sugar
  • 2 vanilla beans
  1. Mix water, sugar and coffee crystals. Heat and stir until dissolved.
  2. Cool the coffee mixture to room temperature. Add in the vodka and stir to combine.
  3. Pour Kahlua mixture into bottles for "brewing".
  4. Cut each vanilla bean into thirds and drop bean pieces into each bottle and cap the bottles.
  5. After 2-3 weeks, strain the liquid to remove the vanilla bean pieces and then re-bottle into decorative glass containers for gift giving.
Recipe by MomOf6 at https://www.momof6.com/christmas-ideas/4-homemade-christmas-gifts-using-vanilla-with-free-printable-labels/