Completely Keto Coffee Liqueur

In the bustling heart of an eclectic city neighborhood, where the aroma of freshly ground coffee often mingled with the laughter and chatter of its inhabitants, lived a barista named Luca. Luca’s passion for coffee was renowned, his small café a haven for those seeking refuge from the rush of city life with a warm cup of artisan coffee. However, Luca harbored a secret ambition: to craft a beverage that would encapsulate the warmth and comfort of his coffee in a form that could be enjoyed as the sun set and the city lights came to life.

One chilly evening, as Luca closed his café, he found himself experimenting with the ingredients at hand. He had a vision of creating a completely keto-friendly coffee liqueur, one that would not only warm the spirits but also adhere to the dietary preferences of his health-conscious patrons. The challenge was to balance the bold flavors of coffee and the smoothness of alcohol without the added sugars that typically dominate liqueur recipes.

Luca started with a base of vodka and dark rum, choosing these spirits for their neutral and rich profiles, respectively. To this, he added whole coffee beans, letting their robust essence infuse the alcohol. Vanilla beans were split and submerged into the mixture, introducing a subtle sweetness and complexity that only real vanilla can impart.

The real innovation came with the sweetening process. Aware of the impact traditional sugar would have on the keto diet, Luca turned to Swerve, a sugar substitute that promised sweetness without the carbs. He dissolved the Swerve in water, creating a syrup that would blend seamlessly with the alcohol, enriching it without altering its keto-friendly virtue.

After weeks of infusing, tasting, and perfecting, Luca unveiled his Completely Keto Coffee Liqueur at a small gathering in his café. The response was immediate and enthusiastic. Patrons were captivated by the liqueur’s deep coffee flavor, touched by the hint of vanilla, and reassured by its keto compatibility. Luca’s creation became a sensation, a testament to his creativity and dedication to his craft.

The Completely Keto Coffee Liqueur was more than just a drink; it was a symbol of Luca’s commitment to his community—a blend of tradition and innovation, offering warmth and connection in every sip. As word of the liqueur spread beyond the neighborhood, Luca’s café became not just a place for coffee but a destination for those seeking to indulge in the unique, keto-friendly concoction that only Luca could brew.

Completely Keto Coffee Liqueur

Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Alcoholic Beverage, Coffee Liqueur
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 35 shots

This takes a week to make but lasts a long time. Once you make it, you'll be addicted.



  • 12 oz vodka no need for name brand
  • 12 oz dark rum
  • 1 cup whole coffee beans whole
  • 4 vanilla beans split
  • 2 cups swerve
  • 2 cups water


  1. In a large jar add the vodka, the rum, the coffee beans and the vanilla.

    Cover and shake the bottle and set it down on a shelf.

    Shake the bottle 2-3 times a day. You will see the color start to turn dark.

    After 7 days make a syrup of the swerve and water.

    Using a strainer, remove the vanilla beans and coffee beans.

    Add the syrup and the liqueur mixture together. (At this point I use 2 different bottles).

    Your can store this at room temperature or over ice.

    Sip and enjoy.

    If you use the containers below, it's very easy and neat.

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