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Recipe by Southern Living February 2009

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cool:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Remove from heat, and whisk in sugar and instant espresso, whisking until completely dissolved. Let cool 10 minutes.

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  • Stir in vodka and, if desired, chocolate liqueur until well blended. Pour mixture into a 2-qt. glass bottle. Add vanilla bean. Cover tightly with lid, and shake thoroughly. Let stand in a cool, dark place 1 month, shaking at least once weekly.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Godiva Original Chocolate Liqueur.

Chef's Notes

Prep time does not include 1 month stand time.

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