- 3 1/2 Cups of sugar
- 2/3 Cup of instant coffee (preferably Yuban)
- 2 Cups of boiling water
- 2 Cups of brandy
- 1 vanilla bean - split
- Cheese Cloth
- 2 sterilized bottles - 1 liter each with resealable lids
Instructions:Mix the sugar with the instant coffee in a large bowl.
Add the boiling water to the sugar and coffee mixture.
Stir until dissolved.
Add brandy to the mixture in the bowl, stir, then wait 5 minutes.
Use cheese cloth to strain the mixture into a second container. Preferably one with a pour spout.
Pour the strained liquid into the sterilized bottles.
Leave room at the top of the bottles to allow you to shake the liquid and reclaim the sediment.
Split your vanilla beans and add half of the bean to each bottle.
Let it age for at least 3 months.
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