Dalgona coffee not only looks fantastic, but it is also particularly easy to make and tastes incredibly delicious. You can’t go wrong with this recipe.
These pretty coffee speciality has become a real trend during Covid-19 pandemic. If you want to be amazed at the next coffee and cake with your friends, you should follow this recipe.
We explain what is meant by Dalgona coffee and how you can easily prepare it yourself.
What is Dalgona coffee?
The Dalgona coffee, also called Whipped Coffee, is an ordinary sweet coffee with milk in terms of ingredients. The term comes from the Korean name of a candy. Its secret lies in the special preparation: The coffee is mixed with sugar and water and beaten with a whisk or hand mixer until the coffee has turned into a wonderful coffee cream. All you need is the milk on which you put the coffee cream and the Dalgona coffee is ready.
By the way, you can enjoy your Dalgona coffee hot or cold. To make a hot coffee, mix the coffee with hot water and warm the milk. If you prefer some kind of iced coffee, you can simply use cold water and milk from the refrigerator.
How do you drink Dalgona coffee?
You are definitely not creating this work of art to stir it directly and drink it as normal coffee – even if you can, of course, do that.
You can also spoon the speciality coffee from top to bottom. The coffee will mix with the milk over time so that you first have the coffee cream and then a latte.
Where does Dalgona coffee come from?
The preparation form originally comes from India, but in its current form, it was offered especially in Macau, South China, where a South Korean actor tried it. He made the drink popular in his homeland and named it “Dalgona Coffee”.
The internet phenomenon surrounding Dalgona coffee then arose in South Korea, where it was quickly spread via Instagram and TikTok and so it spilt over to Europe and to us in Germany.
How do I make a creamy Dalgona coffee? The recipe:
Whipped Coffee is reminiscent of a cappuccino in reverse: instead of milk foam on coffee, Dalgona coffee has coffee foam on milk. This recipe is sure to work and you don’t need more than 4 ingredients. Let’s go!
Ingredients for one serving:
- 2 tbsp instant coffee powder
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp water
- 300 ml milk
- Put the coffee powder in a bowl with sugar and water. Mix vigorously with a whisk or hand mixer for about 8 minutes until the mixture becomes creamy.
- Pour milk into a glass and warm it up.
- Pour the coffee cream onto the milk and enjoy.
The Dalgona coffee is the coffee trend 2020. The best thing: To prepare this fascinating coffee variation, you only need 4 ingredients and a maximum of 10 minutes.