Friday, October 10, 2008

VeganMoFo and Speaking of Kahlua...



Last Friday I posted of Kahlua and soymilk (and Tings!) This Friday I thought I'd share my Gramma Nan's Secret recipe for mome made Kahlua. It is a pretty simple recipe, and the results are quite tasty. If you make up and bottle a few batches within the next few weeks...they make WONDERFUL holiday gifts.

"Mix 4 cups sugar and 2 oz instant coffee crystals together. Add 2 cups boiling water and stir until completely dissolved. Cool thouroughly. Add one pint vodka and pour into bottles. Add 1/2 of one vanilla bean into each bottle. Cap, date and use after standing for at least 30 days. DO NOT OPEN FOR 30 DAYS!"

2 comments:

  1. Aah, this takes me back to my college days, when white russians were a favourite of mine. I can vouch for this recipe, as my frugal college self used to make a similar concoction (Kaluah is spendy!). I made mine with Taaka vodka ("mixes great, just add people.") and had no problem getting through it within 30 days. YUM.

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  2. i must say i love your gramma nan.....will be passing this along to my white russian lovin friend.....or perhaps i will make it for an x-mas gift for him :)

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