In the vast landscape of coffee, where innovations and trends are constantly brewing, a captivating creation emerged to captivate our senses and ignite our taste buds: Dalgona coffee. Originating from South Korea, this frothy and velvety concoction has taken the world by storm, making its way into homes and cafes alike. In this blog article, we embark on an exploration of the mesmerizing Dalgona coffee recipe, revealing the secrets behind its irresistible charm and sharing tips to craft your own tantalizing cup of whipped coffee bliss.
WHAT IS DALGONA COFFEE?
What is dalgona? This mixture is made up of instant coffee, sugar, milk and water. These ingredients will form a light, fluffy coffee foam that floats like a soft cloud of milk in a glass of iced milk or hot milk. Its sweet taste will make you want to reproduce it at home and try it. More surprising than it seems, we owe its rise to the coronavirus, since it appeared during the pandemic. The name of this drink has become so widespread that it has been nicknamed “quarantine coffee“. Would you like to make a recipe for dalgona coffee now? Today we will see how to make it. Just follow the steps below and enjoy.
HOW TO PREPARE A DALGONA COFFEE?
- Cold whole milk
- Powdered sugar
- Ice cubes
- Hot or cold water
- Instant coffee
- A large glass
- A whisk or electric mixer
- A cup of milk
- Step 1 In a small bowl, add 3 teaspoons of caster sugar, 3 teaspoons of cold water and 3 teaspoons of instant coffee.
- Step 2 Whip vigorously with a whisk until you have a nice whipped coffee cream.
- Step 3 Place the ice cubes in the glass.
- Step 4 Pour the cold milk on top.
- Step 5 Finally, place the coffee-sugar-water mixture on top of the glass.
- Step 6 Enjoy!
In a small bowl, add 3 teaspoons of caster sugar, 3 teaspoons of cold water and 3 teaspoons of instant coffee.
Whip vigorously with a whisk until you have a nice whipped coffee cream.
Place the ice cubes in the glass.
Pour the cold milk on top.
Finally, place the coffee-sugar-water mixture on top of the glass.
To help you prepare your mousse, you can use an electric mixer or a milk frother, but also choose a granulated sugar such as brown sugar or coconut sugar for an optimal result! This recipe can be easily adapted, you can replace the cow’s milk with vegetable milk. For even more deliciousness, you can add a teaspoon of salted butter caramel, guaranteed to be a treat! If you don’t have any instant coffee, you can replace it with instant chicory, such as ricorée for example.
MAXICOFFEE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THIS DALGONA COFFEE
The coffee you use to make your dalgona coffee will determine the final taste profile of your drink. Here is a selection of different coffees with different profiles to make your dalgona coffee: all you have to do is choose!
Instant Coffee – Mambo – Green Lion Coffee (25 sticks)
– Notes: intense and sweet
– Origin: blend
– Packaging: 25 sticks of 2 g
Instant Coffee – Chicory Coffee – Destination (100g)
– No added sugar
– 60% Chicory / 40% coffee
– Packaging: 100 g glass jar
Milk Frother – Schiuma black – Bodum
– Colour: Black
– Materials: Stainless Steel
– Capacity: 6 to 12cl milk
You now know how to make dalgona coffee quickly and easily. Don’t hesitate to visit our other articles to discover our other types of coffee. Now, grab your whisk and enjoy a satisfying cup of Dalgona coffee that will transport you to a cozy coffee experience right in the comfort of your own home.
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