If you woke up this morning already thinking about enjoying a hot cup of joe, we’ve got 13 Kahlua drinks that you’ll find absolutely irresistible in the evening!
Who says coffee is just for breakfast? With Kahlua coffee liqueur, you can savor the flavor in dessert-worthy drinks with brunch or as an after-dinner nightcap.
Break out the blender for a 21-and-older Bushwacker, alcoholic root beer float, or uber chocolatey frozen mudslide.
Or, if you prefer a coffee-infused mixed drink, earn your license to chill with the Kahlua Cocoa Martini, a creamy, dreamy Chocolate White Russian, or a crave-worthy Buttery Finger cocktail.
Let’s get percolating with 13 Kahlua recipes that are sure to tickle your taste buds!
Oh, and, if you are gung-ho for ANYthing butter-rich, check out #13!
Instant coffee isn’t typically at the top of a java lover’s list for beans of choice, but a frothy, foamy Dalgona whipped coffee is sure to convince them otherwise.
This Korean treasure is, essentially, a whipped cream made from coffee. It’s added into a cream or milk for a twist on the classic cappuccino.
The only thing that could make this peppy pick-me-up even better? A shot of Kahlua thrown in the mix!
Once you’ve whipped up this gem on our list of Kahlua cocktails, you’ll never order a mimosa at brunch again.
You’ll earn your license to chill with the shaken, not stirred, Kahlua Cocoa Martini.
The Cocoa Martini brings chocolate liqueur, creme de cacao, and vanilla vodka to the party of drinks made with Kahlua, which is ridiculously indulgent and bursting with coffee flavor.
If you love a nice mocha in the morning, this is definitely the drink for you.
Density plays a part in getting layered drinks just right, and drinks with Kahlua are the perfect way to practice your pour.
Start with your heaviest drink, the Kahlua, followed by a hazelnut liqueur such as Frangelico, then top it all off with sweet, creamy Bailey’s.
To really bump up the “yum” factor, rim your glass in a bit of chocolate sauce for the ultimate grown-up chocolate bar experience.
Paper. The telephone. Automobiles. Computers. Kahlua iced coffee. These are just a few of the world’s greatest inventions!
The best thing about this drink is how customizable it is.
You’ll need your fundamental mix of cold brew, Kahlua, Bailey’s, half-and-half, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup.
After that, the sky’s the limit! Try caramel sauce, peppermint syrup, or a splash of hazelnut liqueur.
What do you get when you mix a chocolate milkshake with a pina colada? A fine example of how drinks with Kahlua are even better than their Kahlua-less counterparts!
The Bushwacker is a boozy milkshake made with aged rum, creme de cacao, cream of coconut, milk, and ice.
Toss in a shot of Kahlua, and your taste buds will be whisked away on a tropical vacation outside a boardwalk cafe.
“Butterfingers” is usually a kinder way of calling someone clumsy, but there’s nothing off-balance about the buttery finger cocktail.
Most Kahlua drink recipes put the coffee flavors in the spotlight, but this one touts butterscotch schnapps as a co-star worthy of rave reviews.
Velvety smooth and delectably sweet, Kahlua French Vanilla is an upgraded version of the classic coffee liqueur.
It’s the perfect complement to a classic root beer float, especially if you top it off with a condensed milk and chocolate sprinkle-dipped rim.
No judgment if you decide to put on a poodle skirt and saddle shoes for a more authentic soda shop experience.
Tiramisu is a heavenly Italian dessert made of coffee-soaked ladyfinger cookies, mascarpone cream, a splash of rum, and sifted cocoa powder.
It’s a pretty complicated process, but with the help of a little Kahlua, you can get all those delicious flavors in a martini glass!
All you’ll need is RumChata, chocolate liqueur, half-and-half, and everyone’s favorite coffee liqueur.
Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings for a little taste of Italy in one scrumptious cocktail.
You can have your cake and drink it, too, when you indulge in a frozen Kahlua mudslide.
Start with a scoop of your favorite flavor of ice cream – we recommend chocolate, vanilla, coffee, or even rocky road.
Blend that up with a jigger of Kahlua, a drizzle of chocolate syrup, then top it with plenty of whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.
Warm up a chilly winter evening with a decadent chocolate White Russian accented with Kahlua. Try a peppermint swizzle stick for an extra dash of holiday joy.
One part boozy drink, one part milkshake, all irresistible.
Fans of coffee-flavored ice cream will go gaga over the Kahlua Dom Pedro.
Coconut cream, ice cream, and dark chocolate come together for an after-dinner drink that’s so sweet, you won’t mind skipping out on dessert.
12. Bahama Mama
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to sip on sunshine, the Bahama Mama is the perfect summertime cocktail.
It’s bursting with fruity flavors, such as coconut, pineapple, and orange, then topped with a healthy pour of Kahlua for good measure.
Serve it up at your next pool party, but be prepared to share the recipe with everyone lucky enough to get a sip.
One ingredient you’ll find in the very best Kahlua drink recipes is cream or half-and-half.
It just makes sense to add some creaminess to a coffee-flavored mixed drink, and this Buttered Toffee cocktail is no exception.
All you’ll need is one shot each of Kahlua, Bailey’s, and Amaretto, a double shot of cream, and a sprinkle of Heath bits if you’re feeling adventurous.
Serve it all up in a martini glass for the ultimate after-dinner treat.
The bottom line
Coffee-lovers and cocktail-sippers unite!
Our list of 13 Kahlua drinks brings together the best of both worlds with a bevy of boozy beverages that are fast, easy, and, best of all, ridiculously yummy.
Once you’ve worked your way through these recipes, you can get a head start on your party plans for the holidays with a few festive Christmas cocktails or craft your Thanksgiving hors d’oeuvres menu.
Better yet, kick back and relax with one of these cool Kahlua drinks in hand.
- Kahlua Boozy Dalgona Whipped Coffee
- Kahlua Cocoa Martini
- Snickers Shot
- Kahlua And Baileys Iced Coffee Drink With Cold Brew
- Bushwacker Drink
- Buttery Finger Cocktail
- Alcoholic Root Beer Float
- Tiramisu Martini
- Frozen Mudslide
- Chocolate White Russian
- Kahlua Milkshake Don Pedro
- Bahama Mama
- Buttered Toffee Cocktail
- Choose one or more options from our list of 13 Kahlua Drinks here!
- Create your new favorite drink!
- Pat yourself on the back for making something yummy at home!
- Share and comment! Did you make any tweaks so it’s all your own?