We know how much you loved the Copycat Baileys Irish Cream and today you will learn how to make this Easy Homemade Kahlua Recipe.
We checked out a lot of versions and we wanted the best-rated recipe and also one that used Rum. Many of the recipes that are in circulation use Vodka. The great news is that this is the closest to the original Kahlua and it has the signature smooth and creamy texture.
Homemade Kahlua Ingredients
If you are planning on making up a big batch for gift giving in the holidays, simply multiply the ingredients. You can also substitute honey for the corn syrup if you prefer.
½ cup (120ml) water
¾ cup (150g) granulated sugar (can be increased to 1 cup)
One tablespoon instant coffee
½ cup (120ml) light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup rum
Easy Homemade Kahlua Recipe Video
via Dennis Viau, White Trash Cooking.
We are including this excellent video tutorial that will show you how to make your own Homemade Kahlua. In order to achieve the best possible results, we highly recommend that you view as there are a number of excellent tips included. Click Play above ^
How To Make Copycat Kahlua Recipe
In a saucepan, combine your water and sugar and stir often until sugar is fully dissolved. Heat the sugar mixture until it is close to boiling. Remove from the heat and add your coffee.
Stir into sugar mixture until fully dissolved. Add the corn syrup. If you would like to substitute this ingredient, you can use honey. Add the vanilla until completely blended.
The final step is to add the rum. Again, fold through until fully blended and you have a nice consistency.
Leave your mixture to cool and then using a small funnel carefully pour into sterilized bottles. You can store your Homemade Kahlua in a cool dark place in your Pantry.
As mentioned earlier in our post, this Homemade Kahlua is perfect for gift giving. Dennis says that many of his followers make this by the gallon for the holidays.
His recipe was created as a result of trialing several others and he truly believes this is the best ever Kahlua Recipe.