Creamy and Decadent: Kahlua Infused Coffee Recipe

Welcome coffee lovers! Are you looking for a new and exciting way to spice up your morning cup of joe? Look no further than our delicious Kahlua and Creme Coffee recipe! This coffee recipe combines the rich taste of freshly brewed coffee with the smooth flavor of Kahlua, a coffee liqueur that is both decadent and sophisticated.

Our recipe is perfect for those who want to indulge in a simple low-alcohol cocktail in the comfort of their own home. Made with simple ingredients like heavy cream, Splenda sugar substitute, and Kahlúa Cream, this coffee drink is easy to make yet definitely doesn’t skimp on taste!

Whether you’re looking for a fun twist on a classic white Russian recipe or just need an extra kick in your morning coffee routine, we guarantee our Kahlua and Creme Coffee will not disappoint. So let’s get started and brew up your next favorite coffee drink!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Kahlua and Creme Coffee
Kahlua and Creme Coffee

Are you a die-hard coffee lover searching for something unique yet palatable to treat yourself with? Then, the Kahlua and Creme Coffee Recipe is sure to capture your attention!

There’s a reason why this coffee drink is so popular; it’s because it offers the perfect blend of warm and rich flavors. This Mexican coffee-based drink infused with sweet Kahlua Coffee Liqueur, cream liqueur or Irish cream, and freshly brewed hot coffee will have you hooked!

For those who crave an indulgent, creamy texture in their coffee, this is the drink for you. It’s the perfect way to start off your day or as a delightful evening drink after dinner. Besides being a delicious hot beverage on its own, you can also enjoy it chilled over ice or astound guests by serving it spiked with rum!

The best part of this recipe? It’s not only a simple and low-alcohol cocktail but also pretty easy to make! With accessible ingredients found at your local stores, you can create this drink recipe without any hassle.

So, whether you’re looking for something to jazz up your morning routine or to step up your hosting game at a party or gathering, try out the Kahlua and Creme Coffee Recipe. Trust us when we say that this drink will quickly become one of your favorites!

Ingredient List

 Indulgence in a cup!
Indulgence in a cup!

Before diving into making the delicious Kahlua and Creme Coffee, gather all the necessary ingredients to ensure a smooth preparation. You will need:

  • Brewed coffee: 8 ounces of freshly brewed hot coffee.

  • Kahlua coffee liqueur: 1 ounce of Kahlua coffee liqueur.

  • Heavy cream: 1/2 cup of heavy cream.

Note: If you’re watching your sugar intake, consider using a simple low-alcohol cocktail consisting of iced coffee, Kahlúa Cream, heavy cream, and Splenda sugar substitute or another sweetener choice of your preference.

With these ingredients on hand, let’s move on to the recipe itself!

The Recipe How-To

 Sip, savor, and repeat!
Sip, savor, and repeat!

Brew Strong Coffee for A Bold Flavor

The first step in making a delicious Kahlua and Creme Coffee is to brew strong coffee. For a bold flavor, use your favorite variety of freshly brewed hot coffee, but make sure it’s strong enough to hold its own against the other flavors. I recommend using 2 ounces of coffee, freshly brewed.

Add In Your Kahlúa Coffee Liqueur

Once you’ve got the strong coffee in your mug, it’s time to add the star ingredient. Pour in 1 ounce of Kahlúa coffee liqueur into the hot coffee. The rich and deep flavors of the Kahlúa will pair perfectly with the dark roasted coffee beans.

Mix In Some Creamy Half-And-Half

Next, mix in a 1/2 measure of half-and-half into your coffee. This creamer will give you the perfect balance between milky sweetness and coffee bitterness. Depending on your preference, you can also substitute half-and-half with heavy cream or Kahlúa Baileys creamer.

Sweeten Your Coffee

If you like sweet beverages, sweeteners such as sugar, Splenda sugar substitute, or honey can be added. Remember to taste before adding any because Kahlúa already has sugar.

Top if Off With Whipped Cream

To give your Kahlua and Creme Coffee an extra luscious touch, top it off with whipped cream. You can use commercial whipped cream or make homemade whipped cream with vanilla extract and sugar for a richer taste.

Garnish Your Mug With Delicious Add-ins

For an extra touch of extravagance, try experimenting with different garnishes to take your Kahlua and Creme Coffee to another level. How about sprinkling it with cinnamon for a warm & spicy twist? Or add a few chocolate chips on top that will melt while stirring to make it an inviting chocolatey brew.

Enjoy Your Kahlúa and Creme Coffee with A Sweet Treat

Now that your Kahlúa and Creme Coffee is ready to go, pour, kick back, and enjoy the rich and dark sensory experience. I recommend serving this coffee along with a slice of homemade coffee cake for an ultimate comfort treat alongside dearest ones.

Substitutions and Variations

 A little bit of Kahlua goes a long way!
A little bit of Kahlua goes a long way!

Looking to put a twist on the classic Kahlua and creme coffee? Here are a few substitutions and variations that you can try:

– Sweetener choice: Instead of using Splenda sugar substitute, you can experiment with different sweeteners such as honey or maple syrup.

– Creamer: The recipe calls for half-and-half, but you can sub this for your preferred creamer. Coffee mate or homemade almond milk would work great too!

– Add-Ons: For extra flavor, add a dash of cinnamon on top of the whipped cream. You can also experiment adding pumpkin spice or cocoa powder for an added boost of flavor.

– Iced coffee: Prefer a cold drink? Shake the ingredients with ice and pour them over a tall glass filled with ice cubes.

– Alcoholic twist: If you want to turn this into an alcoholic cocktail, simply swap out half the Kahlua with your choice of Baileys or Irish cream. You can also make it into a Mexican coffee cocktail by adding rum and cacao liqueur.

Whatever variation you choose to make, be sure to take note of any changes to ingredient measurements and adjust them accordingly.

Serving and Pairing

 Start your day with a touch of luxury!
Start your day with a touch of luxury!

Now, let’s talk about serving and pairing this delicious coffee cocktail. This Kahlua and Creme Coffee is the perfect drink for a relaxing evening or after-dinner dessert.

When it comes to serving, use a clear glass mug to show off the beautiful layers of brown coffee, brown Kahlúa, and white whipped cream. You can top the drink with additional whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon or cocoa powder for a luxurious touch.

For pairing suggestions, consider serving this drink with a coffee cake or some chocolate truffles. The rich flavors in both the drink and dessert complement each other beautifully.

However, if you’re not in the mood for something sweet, this coffee cocktail also pairs well with savory snacks such as mixed nuts or cheese platters. The strong flavors of the coffee and Kahlúa balance out the saltiness of these snacks perfectly.

Finally, when entertaining guests or hosting parties, consider creating DIY Kahlúa bars where your guests can create their own customized coffee cocktails by adding different creamers, sweeteners choices or even sprinkling some cinnamon or cocoa powder.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Classy coffee for refined taste buds!
Classy coffee for refined taste buds!

Who wants to fumble with coffee ingredients when they are still groggy in the morning? Not me, that’s for sure! Here’s a great tip: You can make this Kahlua and Creme Coffee recipe ahead of time and store the mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to four days. This “coffee creamer” can be instantly transformed into your favorite coffee drink anytime you want.

When it comes to reheating this recipe, I have two methods. The first method is using the microwave. Simply add the desired amount of coffee to a mug, pour in the desired amount of Kahlua creamer, microwave until warm (not hot!), then stir gently. The other method is heating it on the stove. Heat your mixture over low heat, stirring frequently until warm (again, not hot!).

You may also freeze any leftover Kahlua creamer into an ice cube tray and use them later for iced coffee or cocktails. If you’re using Splenda sugar substitute instead of regular sugar, make sure to dissolve it in hot water first to avoid any crystallization or sweetener clumps.

Don’t forget to shake well before each use! Separation is natural and expected. Trust me, giving it a good shake will ensure each cup is just as good as the last one; even after multiple days of use.

By making ahead and storing your homemade Kahlua creamer, you can enjoy a delicious cup of specially crafted coffee every morning without any hassle. It’s like having your own personal barista on call twenty-four seven!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Aromatic and tantalizing coffee!
Aromatic and tantalizing coffee!

To achieve a perfect Kahlua and Creme Coffee, there are a few tips that I’d like to share. First, pick high-quality coffee that is freshly brewed for optimum flavor. Freshly brewed coffee has a fuller and richer taste compared to stale coffee, which can affect the overall taste of your drink.

Another thing to consider is the type of sweetener choice. Regular sugar, Splenda sugar substitute, or honey are all great options. However, make sure not to add too much sweetness that might overpower the natural flavors in your coffee.

For those who want to make this drink as a low-alcohol cocktail, using a simple low-alcohol cocktail consisting of Kahlua Baileys or Kahlúa Cream with coffee ingredients (1 oz kahlua and 8 ounces of freshly brewed coffee) can help balance out the alcohol content in this drink.

Furthermore, it’s important to use the right creamer when making Kahlua and Creme Coffee. Half-and-half or heavy cream works best for this recipe since they provide the perfect texture and flavor without being too overpowering.

Lastly, to make sure that the whipped cream is perfectly fluffy, keep it chilled before whipping it up. Once whipped, add a dollop on top of your finished drink for an extra sweet touch.

By following these tips, you’ll be able to create a delicious and well-balanced Kahlua and Creme Coffee at home that you and your loved ones will surely enjoy.


As a barista with years of experience making coffee, I know that many people have questions when it comes to making the perfect cup of joe. That’s why I’ve put together this FAQ section, which answers some of the most commonly asked questions about this Kahlua and Creme Coffee recipe. Whether you’re a seasoned coffee drinker or just starting out, you’ll find plenty of tips and tricks to help you make the best cup of coffee possible. So let’s dive in!

What is Kahlua and cream?

The Kahlúa and Cream is a dessert-like cocktail that is easy to make and has a low-alcohol content. This sweet drink is perfect for those who enjoy the taste of a White Russian without feeling too intoxicated.

Can Kahlua be used as coffee creamer?

Let’s get started with a cozy drink that will warm you up in no time. First, grab your favorite coffee mug and pour in one ounce of Kahlua or any coffee flavored liqueur of your choice. The Kahlua adds a mild sweetness, but if you prefer something sweeter, add in some coffee creamer or your choice of sweetener.

Do you put Kahlua or Baileys in coffee?

Using Baileys or Kahlua to upgrade your coffee is an excellent way to bring out the flavors and add a little oomph to your brew. Despite having a coffee taste, these two liqueurs can be the perfect companion to your morning or evening cup of Joe.

What is the difference between Kahlua and Baileys?

There are liqueurs made from rum and coffee, such as Kahlua, and others made from whiskey and cream, like Bailey’s.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, the Kahlua and Creme Coffee recipe is a fantastic twist to regular coffee. Its warm and creamy flavors are perfect for winter, but it can also be enjoyed all year round. This recipe is so easy to make, and there are numerous substitutions and variations that can be made to personalize it.

As you embark on this coffee journey, remember to use freshly brewed hot coffee, quality whipped cream, and the sweetener of your choice. You can also experiment with different liqueurs to find the perfect combination of flavors. Make ahead, store properly, and reheat when needed to enjoy this delicious treat on your schedule.

With these tips and tricks, you will become a pro at making Kahlua and Creme Coffee in no time. So go ahead and try this recipe today. Trust me; your taste buds will thank you!

Kahlua and Creme Coffee

Kahlua and Creme Coffee Recipe

This came from 65 Low Carb Diet Breakfast Beverage.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine International
Calories 182.9 kcal


  • brewed kahlua decaff coffee
  • 2 tablespoons cream
  • 1 ounce Splenda sugar substitute, sugar substutite (1 packet)
  • chocolate redi-whip whipped topping


  • Add cream and splenda to a mug and pour in coffee.
  • Add chocolate whipped topping to taste.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 118gCalories: 182.9kcalCarbohydrates: 26.7gProtein: 0.7gFat: 9.3gSaturated Fat: 5.8gCholesterol: 33.3mgSodium: 10.2mgSugar: 22.8g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beverages, Brunch, Easy, Low Protein
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