This homemade liqueur is great sipped by itself, or used as a mixer in other drinks. It makes a great gift that is always well-received!
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 2 cups water
- 1 1/4 cups white sugar
- 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons fresh ground coffee beans
- 2 1/2 cups vodka
In a saucepan over medium heat, combine water, sugar, vanilla and ground coffee. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Allow to cool, then remove grounds through a strainer.
When cool, stir in vodka. Pour into a liquor bottle, and keep in a cool place.