Fans of this name-brand coffee-flavored liqueur from Mexico, rejoice — it’s National Kahlua Day!
Since 1936, the world has enjoyed the distinct combination of rum, sugar, vanilla bean, and arabica coffee mostly in cocktails, consumed “neat” or on ice.
However, others have found many a use for it in baking desserts such as cakes and cheesecakes, or as a delicious ice cream topping.
How To Celebrate National Kahlua Day
Celebrate by mixing up your favorite Kahlua cocktail or baking something special with this Mexican coffee liqueur — and make sure to use #NationalKahluaDay and/or #KahluaDay when posting your caffeinated alcohol adventures on social media.
Fancy a Kahlua cocktail? Bored of White Russians?
Try out one of these for a fresh take on this classic fav:
- Espresso Martini
- Black Russian
- Mind Eraser
- Baby Guinness
- Brave Bull
- Colorado Bulldog
- Dirty Mother
- Kahlua Sour
- Moose Milk
- Spanish coffee
Have a dairy allergy? Prefer not to consume milk or cream?
Below: The immediate thought our brains jump to when either Kahlua or White Russians are mentioned.
For those inclined to take a stab at making their own Kahlua, The Vegetarian Baker has got you covered!
All you’ll need is granulated sugar, instant coffee, vanilla, water and vodka (maybe use a white rum instead?) … and a stovetop, and a little more than three hours.
National Kahlua Day Playlist
Do you hear that?
It’s our official National Kahlua Day playlist calling your name!
(Really Bad) White Russian Jokes
A woman walks into a bar and orders a White Russian … to make her a drink.
A guy walks into a bar and asks the bartender for an Ovechkin.
The bartender says, “What’s an Ovechkin?”
The guy says, “It’s just a white Russian, but without the Cup.”
Hint: Ovechkin is a Russian hockey player.