There are many right ways and very few mistakes to make dalgona coffee, a pillow perfect image taken over the internet ̵1; and CNET kitchens. We made over a dozen variants of the whipped coffee version of a South Korean candy of the same name, which turns into a multi-layer drink that is as photogenic as it is tasty.
The basic recipe contains only five ingredients – instant coffee, sugar, water, milk and ice cream – but we threw variations on it, including almond milk and coconut sugar, lemon zest and mint, trials with cocoa powder instead of coffee and even a version topped with bologna . See our gallery below for our best and worst dalgona coffee efforts, which together withand has become a favorite item to make under the .
The standard recipe for dalgona coffee is easy to prepare at home or with your children, and caffeine versions do not keep you up all night. If you feel particularly ambitious, here's how to make your favorite Starbucks coffee drink at home. We also help you make a cup of drip coffee or.
14 Successful and Terrible Attempts to Make Dalgona Coffee at Home
How to Make Dalgona Coffee at Home
you only need the recipe:
- 1 tablespoon instant coffee or instant espresso
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon water
- Milk (dairy products or dairy products works just as well)
Add instant coffee, sugar and water a bowl and whisk vigorously (or use a hand mixer if you have one to make it a much easier process) until the mixture becomes super thick – it should have a similar texture to whipped cream with somewhat stiff peaks – and turns a subtle golden-brown color.
Pour milk into a glass filled with ice cubes, then scoop the pillow mixture on top of the cold milk or mix the two parts together if you are looking for more of a latte situation.
You can also dress it up with variations, such as mint in the milk stock, or dalgona coffee foam over another drink – such asor cold chocolate milk – even sprinkled on top. It's a fun, lighter drink, so have fun with it.
Snap a photo (or video the whole thing) and post it online so you can also join the ever-growing coffee in Dalgona.
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A version of this story was published earlier on Chowhound .
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