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Homemade Coffee Liqueur

Homemade coffee liqueur — need we say more? If you’re a fan of the store-bought variety, this easy recipe will have you using it in everything, or simply as a sipper. This coffee liqueur is as easy to make as it is to drink — and it’s every bit as delicious as any purchased variety.


10 servings

Total Time

1½ hours

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Heat water, coffee, and sugars in a saucepan to a boil over high, stirring to dissolve sugars. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer mixture 1 hour.

Strain syrup through a fine-mesh sieve; discard solids. (At this point you should have 1½ cups syrup.) Strain syrup again through a finemesh sieve lined with 4 layers cheesecloth.

Whisk rum and vanilla bean paste into coffee syrup and allow to cool completely; store in an airtight container up to 6 months.

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