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Coffee Liqueur 3


  • 1 (2 ounce) jar instant coffee
  • 4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 pint brandy
  • 1 vanilla bean


  1. Stir the coffee and sugar in a medium bowl. Add the boiling water and stir well. Cool to room temperature and stir in the brandy.
  2. Cut the vanilla bean into 2-inch pieces. Place them in the liqueur and pour it into a large decorative jar. Cover tightly and store in a cool, dark place for at least 30 days, turning or shaking the jar once a week.

Yield: about 6 cups

This will keep at room temperature for 3 months. Refrigerate it for longer storage.