• 4 c. sugar
• 1 pt. vodka or brandy
• 3/4 c. instant coffee
• 1 vanilla bean


Heat 3 cups water to boiling; add 4 cups sugar. Let dissolve and cool. Dissolve 3/4 cups instant coffee in 1 cup boiling water. When all is cool, place in gallon jug, adding liquor and vanilla bean (cut diagonally). Leave for at least 2 weeks and then bottle. Turn bottle over everyday to mix.