Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha) Recipe Discussion

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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby SBB » Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:58 pm

Was thinking about making a batch of this tonight to see what its like.
Started wondering about this bit,,, "1/2 cup of coffee ( any jar coffee will do)"
Is this 1/2 cup instant coffee powder/ granules or a half cup of instant coffee with water added???
Im presuming its a half cup of granules.........Just wanted to be sure :? :?
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby MacStill » Sat Jul 23, 2011 7:11 pm

Hi SBB,

Yep 1/2 cup of raw granules, I always use either nescafe or nescafe gold.
But have also used home brand and black and gold coffee before.

After you have made let me know what you think

Cheers Mrs McStill
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby SBB » Sat Jul 23, 2011 8:22 pm

Ta for the reply Mrs.......the mixture is simmering as I type. Shall report back after road testing ;)
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby SBB » Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:11 pm

Made a double batch of this last night. Had a BBQ today with a few friends around, The Kaluha got the thumbs up from all that tried it. One Kaluha fan managed to wrangle a 750ml bottle out of me as a take away.
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby Mrs Mac » Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:22 pm

Hi SBB

Cheers for the feed back, glad you all liked it, I know my family and I do. :D

Take aways..... Hope you supplied it in a brown paper bag :lol: :lol: ......Lucky you made a double batch :D


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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby SBB » Mon Jul 25, 2011 10:21 pm

I alway like to send my product away in a classy looking container..........after a few home made rums a nice clean Tomato Sauce bottle seemed like a good idea on this occasion.....I was only guessing at the 750ml...had one eye closed while pouring...........the Kaluha lover in question seemed more than happy :lol:
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby DeeJae » Sat Aug 13, 2011 3:52 pm

I just made up a batch of this , it's Soo yummy thanks for the recipe !
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby Mrs Mac » Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:33 pm

Your most welcome,

It simple & easy to make....have been making it for years, now my daughter (18+ of course) & daughter in law make it all the time

Turns a $30 or so bottle of cheap vodka (if you dont make your own) into almost 2ltrs of good Kahula....... :mrgreen:
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby Chad » Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:47 pm

Hi Mrs McStill

My wife wanted me to thank you for this recipe as she tried it the other night and said it was great.

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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby erehwon » Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:51 am

SWIMBO has given her decree. You WILL make it again won't you dear.
I used esspresso style coffee granules. Wot would be the effect of adding
corn syrip/glycerine to the mix before or after the cooking and
how much.
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby metter » Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:57 pm

Excellent recipe. Many thanks. No having coffee granules I used 14 shots of expresso which I made extra strong and 50 mls each. Worked a charm much better than the SS concentrate I bought last time (and a lot cheaper) :dance:
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Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby kingy » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:24 pm

I made this with some store brought vodka. I can easily drink this on its own. Extremely nice with a glass full of ice and mixed with almond milk. My wife is in heaven. Lol
Thx for this recipe it's a winner!
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby JayD » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:33 pm

Hey Mrs Mac,

My chooky turns 50 this weekend so I made up some of your Kaluha for her and her buddies...will report back with their comments.... :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby cuz » Fri May 03, 2013 12:41 pm

Thanks Mrs Mac :handgestures-thumbupleft: :handgestures-thumbupleft: :handgestures-thumbupleft:

Cooked up this last night, following your recipe to a tee and... DAMN!!!... its good.

Black & White russians, here I come...
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby JayD » Fri May 03, 2013 1:04 pm

JayD wrote:Hey Mrs Mac,

My chooky turns 50 this weekend so I made up some of your Kaluha for her and her buddies...will report back with their comments.... :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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did forget about this post, thanx cuz for bringing my attention to it. I made up this recipe as well and my Girls loved it...matter of fact theres little heading your way as I type... :handgestures-thumbupleft: just for you as a tar... :teasing-neener:
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby frogeyed » Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:58 am

Hi McStill,
I tried this recipe and it came out smelling and tasting like burnt coffee. I then tried it agin but kept the temp. of the stove even lower than my 1st attempt and it turned out the same - I tried adding more vanilla but could not get rid of the burnt coffee flavour. I used nescafe blend 43 and followed your recipe to a tee but Im wondering where I went wrong. It tasted bloody awful. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated as the mrs loves kahlua and I want to make it myself.
Thanks Justin.
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby JDB » Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:58 am

frogeyed wrote:Hi McStill,
I tried this recipe and it came out smelling and tasting like burnt coffee. I then tried it agin but kept the temp. of the stove even lower than my 1st attempt and it turned out the same - I tried adding more vanilla but could not get rid of the burnt coffee flavour. I used nescafe blend 43 and followed your recipe to a tee but Im wondering where I went wrong. It tasted bloody awful. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated as the mrs loves kahlua and I want to make it myself.
Thanks Justin.



I think that's the problem, Blend 43 tastes horrible and burnt at the best of time. I'd suggest using a coffee you actually like the taste of to start with.
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby Linny » Thu Jun 27, 2013 12:12 pm

Yeah . use ground beans... instant coffee just doesn't cut it
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby frogeyed » Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:02 pm

Will try tonight..thank very much for your advice!
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Re: Mrs McStill's Coffee Liqueur (Kaluha)

Postby r.c.barstud » Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:15 pm

leave longer??? :wtf: this stuff lasts as long as a snow flake in a heat wave around my place, i used coffee ginds and vanilla beans instead of the instant coffee and vanilla essence, it can take a bit more punishment for those who are like me and are indian cooks (singe em burn em) :)).

good recipe Mrs Mcstill :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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