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Coffee with Kahlua

Coffee with Kahlua is warm and creamy with a hint of coffee liqueur. It’s the perfect drink to enjoy on a chilly day wrapped up in your favorite blanket.

It’s rainy here in Arkansas, and we’ve had storms and rain for days. The roads are slick, the grass is muddy, and the streams are filling up.

Going outside is downright dreadful. If the temperature were about twenty degrees cooler, I’d swear it was autumn.

Coffee with Kahlua in two gray cup on a tan napkin.

Because of the yucky weather, I stayed inside most of the weekend. It was the perfect time to curl up in bed and have one of my favorite warm drinks, a Coffee with Kahlua.

Coffee with Kahlua only takes a few minutes to make and can be made as strong or sweet as you like. I can’t think of a better way to spend a lazy weekend afternoon.

Close up of Coffee with Kahlua in a gray mug.

How to Make Coffee with Kahlua:

To make Coffee with Kahlua, start by brewing your favorite coffee. I’ve never tried this recipe with flavored coffees such as hazelnut or vanilla, but it might be worth trying.

Choose your favorite coffee mug and add one ounce (1 shot) of Kahlua or coffee flavored liqueur. Kahlua is slightly sweet, so you may not need additional sweeteners.

If you do prefer more sweetness, try adding coffee creamer or another sweetener of your choice.

Coffee with Kahlua in two mugs with spoons and cream.

I’ve found that coffee creamer adds both sweetness and creaminess but a teaspoon or two of sweetened condensed milk works well in a pinch.

Milk, cream, or half and half work well if you want to add creaminess without additional sugar.

Finally, pour in the freshly brewed coffee and stir to mix. For extra sweetness and flavor, top with some of our Irish Cream whipped cream. It’s the perfect finishing touch!

Don’t forget to check out our Coffee and Kahlua web story!

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Yield: 1 Serving

Coffee with Kahlua

Coffee with Kahlua in two gray cups with a glass milk jug.

Coffee with Kahlua is warm and creamy with a hint of coffee liqueur. It's the perfect drink to enjoy on a chilly day wrapped up in your favorite blanket.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 8 ounces freshly brewed coffee
  • 1/2 ounce Kahlua
  • Milk, cream, or half and half, (optional)
  • Sweetener of your choice, (optional)


  1. Brew the coffee.
  2. Place Kahlua, creamer, and sweetener in a large coffee mug.
  3. Add brewed coffee to the mug and stir to combine.


*Calories include coffee and Kahlua only. It does not contain information for cream, sugar, or other added ingredients.

*Preparation time includes time to brew coffee (5 minutes).

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 50Unsaturated Fat: 0gSodium: 5mgCarbohydrates: 6gSugar: 6g

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Aitza B

Friday 2nd of February 2018

This is one of my favourite ways to have coffee. on the last day of class in college we’d always start our morning off drinking as a campus tradition, and Kahlua in my coffee was alway my preferred beverage


Saturday 3rd of February 2018

Thank you, Aitza! It's one of our favorites as well. Have a wonderful weekend :)

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