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Published on February 29th, 2024.

Kahlua Drink Recipes to Try Today

Can’t go wrong with a coffee cocktail.

Discover the enduring charm of Kahlua, a cherished staple in our cocktail arsenal that goes beyond the beloved espresso martinis (although we adore those too). Dive into a world of creativity with our curated collection of top-notch Kahlua recipes, each highlighting the rich flavours of this classic coffee liqueur. Whether you prefer to stir or shake, join us in concocting cocktails that promise to add a touch of sophistication and indulgence to any occasion.

Kahlua Drink 1 – Tiramisu White Russian 


60ml heavy cream

1 tsp granulated sugar

60ml Kahlua

60ml dark rum

Cocoa powder, for garnish

Optional: 1 ladyfinger cookie, halved crosswise, for garnish


Add cream and sugar to a glass jar, seal it, and shake vigorously until cream is thickened enough to hold a soft peak. Alternatively, use a whisk or hand mixer. Fill a rock glass with ice. Add the Kahlua and rum to the glass and stir to combine. Spoon whipped cream onto the top and smooth. Dust tops with cocoa powder, and lady finger if using.


Kahlua Drink 2 – Bushwacker


15ml rum

15ml vodka

15ml Irish cream liqueur

15ml Kahlua

15ml amaretto liqueur

15ml chocolate liqueur

15ml Frangelico

15ml crème de coconut

Nutmeg, whipped cream, maraschino cherry, to garnish


Add all ingredients sans garnishes into a blender. Add enough crushed ice that the drink has the consistency of a milkshake. Blend and pour into glass. Garnish with cream, nutmeg, and cherry.


Kahlua Drink 3 – B52 (shot)




Grand Marnier


The shot is equal parts all three. Pour Kahlua first. Slowly layer Baileys next, then Grand Marnier on top.


Kahlua Drink 4 – Choc Caramel Rum Coffee (Batch – makes 8)


2 cans evaporated milk

180ml rum

120ml chocolate syrup

120ml caramel syrup

60g packed brown sugar

950ml hot brewed coffee

30ml Kahlua

Whipped cream, to garnish


Combine milk, rum, syrups, and brown sugar in a saucepan, cook slowly over medium heat and do not boil. Stir in coffee and Kahlua. Pour into mugs and garnish with cream.


Kahlua Drink 5 – Orange and Chili Coffee Old Fashioned



45ml Kahlua

20ml Grand Marnier

3 dashes chilli bitters

Dehydrated orange, to garnish


Stir all ingredients in a glass with ice, then strain into a lowball glass with a large ice cube.


Kahlua Drink 6 – Spanish Coffee


30ml Kahlua

1 teaspoon sugar

160ml hot brewed coffee

Whipped cream, to garnish

Chocolate curls, to garnish


Pour Kahlua and sugar into mug. Add coffee and stir. Top with cream and chocolate curls.


Kahlua Coffee Liqueur 70CL

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