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Easy, inexpensive, and a very nice holiday gift!
Simmer the water, brown sugar, and instant coffee for 30 minutes, then add the vanilla flavoring and vodka. Pour into pretty glass bottles and decorate with colorful holiday ribbons and tags.
Tastes very good in coffee or serve however you would Kahlua. This is best stored for 30 days, so make it now for Christmas gift giving. :)
By CDC from FL
The kahlua will keep for a long time in your pantry. (Usually it is all used up in a short amount of time though. ;)
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Bring water to a boil. Add vanilla bean and sugar. Let dissolve. Simmer for 10 minutes. Add salt and instant coffee. Let cool completely. Add vodka. Seal it don't drink for 30 days.
The recipe I was given and use can be drank immediately, no sealing for 30 days.
In pot on stove mix:
Mix in bowl until dissolved: