Kahlua & Christmas: Make a Kahlua Christmas cake
Sleighbells. Laughter. Your gift of Kahlua, joyfully given. Or received. And then, glowing with cheer, these fresh-made delights. Read on.
And let your holiday brim with the pleasures of Kahlua.
Kahlua & Coffee
1 ounce Kahlua in a steaming cup of black coffee. Add a snowy topping of whipped cream.
Kahlua & Cognac & Cream
1 ounce of Kahlua, 1/2 ounce cognac or brandy, a fill-up of cream over ice. Luxurious.
Kahlua & Eggnog
Your favorite eggnog with Kahlua added to taste. Cheers!
Kahlua Black Russian
Add 1 ounce Kahlua to 2 ounces vodka on the rocks. A true classic.
Kahlua chocolate almond cake recipe
7-1/2 finely ground, unblanched almonds
5 eggs, separated, plus 2 yolks
3/4 cup sugar
1 pinch salt
1/2 cup Kahlua
Beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup sugar until stiff. Beat yolks with 1/2 sugar to a pale lemon color. Add almonds, salt and 1/4 cup Kahlua. Mix well and fold into egg whites. Pour into greased 9″ springform pan, bottom lined with greased wax paper. Bake at 300F for 60-65 minutes.
Loosen sides of cake from pan with a sharp knife. Cool 5 minutes. Remove sides, invert on rack to remove wax paper. Turn over and cool. Drizzle cake with 1/4 cup Kahlua before frosting.
Kahlua frosting recipe
Melt 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate tidbits in the top of a double boiler. Cool slightly. Gradually stir in 1/4 pound sweet butter, cut into chilled pieces, and 2 teaspoons instant coffee dissolved in 1/4 cup Kahlua. Mix well. Chill until spreadable. Frost and decorate with candied cherries.