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Best Dalgona Coffee (Whipped Coffee)

April 8, 2020
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Difficulty Easy
Servings 1 people
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 5 mins

Best Dalgona Coffee (Whipped Coffee) Recipe Video



  1. Boil the water in a kettle.
  2. Add coffee, sugar and water into a bowl and whisk. Continue mixing until the mixture is smooth and creamy. (You should see the transformation of the dark brown mixture into milky brown)
  3. Add the milk you prefer in the cup. You can use hot or cold milk, whichever one you like.
  4. Add the creamy mixture on top of the milk. Your dalgona coffee is ready!
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Best Dalgona Coffee (Whipped Coffee)
Serves 1
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 20 mg6.7%
Sodium 116 mg5%
Potassium 155 mg3.3%
Protein 8 g16%
Total Fat 5 g6.4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • You can use any milk you like such as almond, coconut, oat or soy milk.
  • Instead of whisking by hand, you can use a blender.
  • Sugar should be granulated sugar. You can use white or brown sugar.
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In the time of social isolation, social media started to take more place in our lives. So trends have become more attractive. As you all know, the latest trend is Dalgona Coffee.

So what is Dalgona Coffee? This coffee, which has become one of the new trends of social media with its nebula and ice cream-like appearance, is also known as Tiktok Coffee. Dalgona Coffee, which is included in our lives with TikTok, is actually a Korean coffee. The popularity of this flavor spreading from South Korea to the world dates back to the 70's.

Dalgona Coffee; It is a beverage made with instant coffee, granulated sugar, hot water and milk. It can be decorated with honey, cocoa or coffee powder, takes its name from a South Korean sugar.

In fact, most TikTok coffees do not have ripples. But the similarity in taste and appearance was effective in giving it this name. It has a caramel-like flavor that does not contain intense coffee aroma.

So how did Dalgona Coffee become popular? The Dalgona trend started with Korean actor Jung Il-Woo in January 2020. Later, it spread all over the world through social media applications such as Tiktok, Instagram and Facebook. With the "Do It Yourself (DIY)" motto, the trend of making coffee and sharing Dalgona at home started.

You should definitely try this TikTok Coffee, which will allow you to create wonders with only 4 ingredients. While you have a lot of time for yourself, 5 minutes will be enough for Dalgona coffee. Here is the recipe for dalgona coffee that you can easily prepare at home!

To get different flavors, you can spice up your coffee with your favorite spices like cinnamon. You can add banana, chocolate chips or ice cream. Don't be afraid to try new things and explore different tastes. Enjoy your coffee! You can also drink it cold or hot.

How To Make The Best Fluffy Whipped Coffee (Dalgona Coffee) ?

Dalgona brown stands out with its fluffy creamy texture. It is also known as sparkling coffee or Tiktok coffee. So when you make the coffees not as sparkling as you see on Instagram? Here are a few quick tips to help make your Dalgona coffee look foamy and cloudy:

Water Temperature

You can choose cold water instead of doing it with room temperature water. In this way, you can obtain the desired cloudy foam. It will also make the foam more dense.

For the sugar to melt, you should prefer warm water. If the sugar does not dissolve well, you can heat it for a while in the microwave or on the stove. Stirring for a while is another method for dissolving sugar.

Amount of Material

Using the wrong size material may cause the foamy and creamy look you want not to be created.

Whisk Time

Whisking the mixture for 5-8 minutes will help you obtain the foam specific to this coffee. You can get coffee without froth when whisked a little.

How to Drink Dalgona Coffee?

It is not possible to drink it with the cloudy shape on the coffee. For this reason, you should mix coffee and milk thoroughly before drinking it at home or outside. You can mix using a spoon or pipette. Afterwards, you can either sip your coffee directly from the glass or use a straw as you wish.

Which Coffee Should Be Preferred?

One of the curious issues about Dalgona coffee is the type of coffee used. Can Dalgona coffee be made with filter coffee ? Can Dalgona coffee be made with Turkish coffee? Can Dalgona coffee be made with Nescafe? questions are frequently asked.

Instant granule coffee is the ideal choice for the Dalgona recipe. It can also be made using different types of coffee. You can make it with caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee. You can use Nescafe Classic. But don't try it with brewed coffee, you may not get the same result.

One of the reasons why instant coffee is the best choice is that granulated coffee dissolves easily. It also allows you to obtain the intense and creamy coffee structure characteristic of this recipe.

If you don't have instant coffee at home, you can also use espresso or filter coffee. However, you may not be able to obtain the desired consistency of espresso or filter coffee.

You should definitely use granulated coffee to keep its consistency full. So, can you make Dalgona Coffee with ground coffee? Actually yes. You can choose the following two methods for this.

You can first try it with Turkish coffee. You can use the finely ground Turkish coffee in a small bowl by soaking it with water.

Another option is to use ground coffee. Add the coffee to the filter paper and pour water over it. Soak for a few minutes and strain the coffee.

Or you can do this with the help of a cup. Add hot water and coffee to the glass. Wait for a while. Strain the coffee beans into another container.

Can I Make Coffee without Sugar?

Yes, you can try the Dalgona coffee recipe without sugar, but it will not be as fluffy as a creamy mixture with sugar. While you can get the best results with white sugar, brown sugar and coconut sugar are also options.

Take a look at our article about coffees, try different flavors and maybe create your own trend.

Can I Make Dalgona Coffee with a Hand Mixer?

You can use the coffee with an electric mixer, stand mixer, frother, or blender. You can also mix it with a whisk. But it may take longer to whisk by hand. Hand mixer can be the best choice to drink your delicious and sparkling coffee in a short time.

Can I Make Keto or Vegan Whipped Coffee?

Yes you can. In the recipe, you can choose any dairy product such as almond milk, oat milk, soy milk, coconut milk, depending on your wishes. You can also opt for sweetening fruits instead of sugar.

How To Store Dalgona Coffee?

It maintains its foamy consistency for a few hours in the refrigerator. If you want to save time and start the day with your whipped coffee in the morning, you can refrigerate it for up to 1 week in an airtight container. When you want to serve, add warm milk and ice cubes. Do not forget to stir before drinking so that the coffee regains its consistency.

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