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Coffee Liqueur I

Rated as 4.85 out of 5 Stars

"Rich and yummy! This liqueur needs to be made 1 month ahead of giving or drinking! Makes great gifts when poured into separate smaller bottles and tied with ribbon!"
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings (2 quarts)


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  1. Mix coffee and sugar. Add boiling water and stir until dissolved. Cool.
  2. Add Vodka and pour into two 26 ounce empty bottles. Split vanilla into 4 pieces and add to bottles.
  3. Close bottles tightly and keep in a cool dark place for one month.

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I have a friend that made this for me and gave it to me as a gift a few years back. Very good! She recommends using the vanilla bean as the recipe states but a couple tsp of vanilla or almond e...

This is the same recipe I have used for years - it is as good or better than store bought. I use decaffienated coffee crystals so I can drink this at night, and I often use brandy in place of vo...

This was excellent and worth the wait! It was just delicious, and even a little syrupy, just like the name brand. When I first made this, a month ago, I never could find espresso powder. Instead...

I substituted almond extract to give it a almond flavor that is outrageous.

This was WONDERFUL. Just made up several bottles of it for Christmas presents. I used Brandy and ground Expresso coffee. I had to strain the coffee grounds before adding the Brandy,but it was we...

Recipe has been updated to remove ambiguity about ounces measure for the instant coffee. One 2 ounce jar or 2 ounces by weight are needed for the recipe.

Fan-freakin-tastic!!! Perfect recipe for summer drinks. This stuff is GREAT! and it keeps getting better the longer it sits... we just finished it and am about to make more. Thanks Lori!

This is an excellent recipe for gift giving at christmas. Quick and easy and the taste is great

Fantastic! :) Left it in the fridge for a month! YUM! Used it for tiramisu cheesecake and plan to use it for more baked goods and mixed drinks!