Homemade Kahlúa

Homemade Kahlúa

Ingredients

  1. 1 (750 ml) bottle vodka or white rum
  2. 1 1/4 cups dark rum, like Pampero
  3. 1 1/2 cups sugar
  4. 3/4 pound whole coffee beans
  5. 1 vanilla bean
  6. 1 cinnamon stick
  7. 1 tablespoon cocoa nibs, optional
  8. 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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