How to make Dalgona Coffee

During quarantine, many of us are finding that we’re trying out new recipes and trends to help make the time pass! Here at British Bindi – we feel ya! We’ve been trying out lots of new recipes such as; banana bread, tray bakes, and the currently trending Dalgona Coffee.

Dalgona Coffee originates from South Korea and has recently become a huge hit across Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and this blog will give you an easy step-by-step guide on how to make it.

Dalgona Coffee

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp instant coffee
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp boiling water
  • Drop of vanilla essence (optional for flavour)
  • Glass of milk OR Soy Milk if you’re Vegan

Method

  • Whisk together the coffee, sugar and boiling water – an electric whisk would be best as it requires a lot of whisking to get the desired texture and colour!
  • Continue whisking until the mixture is light brown and fluffy – this might seem unrealistic at first but keep going and the more the air gets into it the more difference you’ll see!
  • Pour a glass of either warm or cold milk, whichever you preference is, about 2/3 full – we chose cold milk with some ice cubes to give it an iced coffee vibe!
  • Now scoop the whipped coffee over the milk and voila! (Mix the whipped coffee into the milk before drinking, but don’t forget to get a good pic for the gram first)

 

Although it’s super easy to make, you’ll find it gets better and better the more you attempt it, see below for the first attempt!

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Flavours

You can add some flavour to your Dalgona Coffee to give it that extra little something. Popular options include vanilla essence (just a drop) and cinnamon (sprinkled on top).

More recently there have even been recipes for a ‘boozy’ Dalgona Coffee with an added tablespoon of Baileys or Kahlua! Perfect for a quarantine boozy brunch 😉

 

 

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