Easy to make and a treat to receive, Vanilla Coffee Liqueur makes the perfect hostess gift or addition to a holiday gift basket. Your friends will love you for it!Print
Vanilla Coffee Liqueur
4 cups sugar
1 cup instant coffee powder
2 Mexican Vanilla Bean, split lengthwise
1 cup boiling water
3 cups Brandy, Vodka, or Bourbon
Mix together the sugar and instant coffee powder. Pour the boiling water over the coffee and sugar, and stir until all ingredients are well dissolved and blended. Place the vanilla beans in a bottle, pour in coffee mixture, and add alcohol. Age at least 50 days in a cool, dark place, turning and shaking the bottle gently every few days.