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Holiday Coffee Liquor

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"One of our town's ancient citizens, Mabel Hill, passed away recently, but thanks to her grandniece, I was able to obtain her famous 'Kahlua®' recipe. For over 70 years, Hollis, New Hampshire people have been enjoying this holiday beverage! There is a scant amount more than the 5 pints, which I save for baking or to throw in my cocktail while making it."
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30 m servings 52
Original recipe yields 84 servings (5 pints)


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  1. Stir water, sugar, vodka, coffee, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl or pitcher until sugar is completely dissolved. Cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 52 calories; 0 9.7 0 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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My daughter and I wanted to try something different for a gift so when we came across this recipe we just had to try it. The ingredients were simple and the recipe was very easy to follow. We ha...

Made this for an 80 yr old great-aunt for Christmas, she called the end of January for a refill because she had 'sucked it all up'. For those who cannot have caffeine in the evening; use decaf i...

Simple and wonderful! I halved the recipe and used vanilla flavored vodka. Would make an amazing gift!

This is easier than some recipes that require aging before use. I needed coffee liquor for iced coffee. It was delicious mixed with cream and coffee.