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.
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.
Per 1/4 cup
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 14mg 0%
Carbs 45g 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.