2 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup instant Yuban coffee (we use Tasters Choice instead)
1 quart water
3 cups vodka
1 vanilla bean, split
1) In a large pot, blend together all ingredients except for the vodka and vanilla bean and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Cool.
2) Add vanilla bean and vodka. Bottle. Shake everyday for 3 to 4 weeks before serving. Store in a dark place or a brown paper bag until ready to serve.