National Kahlua Day: Top 10 Kahlua Recipes

Kahlua is a coffee-flavored rum-based liqueur from Mexico. Today, February 27, is National Kahlua Day.

Kahlua was introduced in 1936. Premium Arabica coffee beans and sugarcane are two major ingredients in Kahlua and both are also agricultural crops harvested in Veracruz, Mexico.

A bottle of Kahlua takes about seven years to make. First the ingredients are grown and harvested. The coffee beans are then air dried, aged for six months and roasted. Sugar canes are crushed, juiced, boiled and fermented into alcohol and stored in barrels. The coffee is roasted and grounded, then combined with the sugar cane alcohol, vanilla and caramel and rests for about eight weeks before being bottled.

Kahlua has been used in many different ways, it can be used to make cocktails or as an ingredient for cakes, cookies, ice creams and cheesecakes and can be mixed with milk, cream, coffee, cocoa or all of these at once. Kahlua is mainly known as the main ingredient in cocktails such as Black Russians, Mudslides, White Russians and Spanish Coffee.

In honor of National Kahlua Day, here are some great treats that you can incorporate Kahlua into.

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10. Kahlua Pumpkin Cocktail



This delicious cocktail infuses the flavors of Kahlua with pumpkin, an unlikely but tasty combination.

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9. Frozen Kahlua White Russian



It's the traditional White Russian but with a frozen twist.

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8. Kahlua Chocolate Mousse



This chocolate dessert is perfect on it's own, or maybe even with some brownies!

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7. Kahlua Vietnamese Coffee



This extra caffeine infused beverage may taste wonderful, but it will also keep you up!

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6. Baileys Kahlua Mudslide



A mudslide is another traditional Kahlua beverage, but when Baileys Irish Cream is used, you get that extra kick of chocolate caffeine goodness.

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5. Triple Chocolate Kahlua Brownies



There's nothing better then some fresh baked brownies with Kahlua mixed in!

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4. White Leprechaun



Just three easy ingredients, Kahlua, whiskey and cream and you're good to go.

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3. Kahlua Hot Chocolate



This may not be some hot chocolate you want to give to your kids, so we'll call this hot chocolate for adults.

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2. Chocolate Kahlua Cupcakes



These cupcakes are great for parties and are the perfect mixture of chocolate and rum.

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1. Mini Kahlua Cheesecake



Cheesecake is always a favorite of mine, so add in some Kahlua and you're in for an amazing treat.

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