About National Kahlua Day
Kahlua is a coffee-flavored liqueur that originated in Mexico. It is made with a base of rum and is flavored with a blend of arabica coffee, vanilla, and caramel.
It is typically consumed as a mixer in cocktails, such as White Russian, Espresso Martini, and Mudslide. It can also be used in cooking and baking recipes. The alcohol content in Kahlua is usually around 20% to 36% alcohol by volume (ABV). It's a very popular liqueur in the US, Mexico, and around the world.
Here are a few popular cocktails that can be made with Kahlua:
- White Russian: Kahlua, vodka and cream, typically served over ice in an Old Fashioned glass.
- Espresso Martini: Kahlua, vodka and a shot of espresso, shaken and served in a martini glass.
- Mudslide: Kahlua, vodka, Bailey's Irish Cream and cream, typically blended with ice and served in a hurricane glass.
- Black Russian: Kahlua and vodka, typically served over ice in an Old Fashioned glass.
- B-52: Kahlua, Bailey's Irish Cream and Grand Marnier, layered in a shot glass.
- Mind Eraser: Kahlua, vodka and soda water, typically served over ice in a highball glass.
- Kahlua and Cream: Kahlua and cream, served over ice in a rocks glass.
- Margarita Kahlua: Kahlua, Tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur, typically served in a salt-rimmed glass.
- Creamsicle: Kahlua, orange juice and cream, shaken and served in a tall glass.
- Kahlua and Cola: Kahlua and cola, typically served over ice in a highball glass.
These are just a few examples, but there are many other cocktails that can be made with Kahlua. Some are classics, some are new inventions, but all of them are delicious!