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Making Turkish Coffee with Foam

September 30, 2020
Making Turkish Coffee with FoamPhoto By Canva
Difficulty Easy
Servings 1 people
Preparation 2 mins
Cooking 10 mins
Total 12 mins



  1. Add 1 cup of water, 2 teaspoons of finely ground coffee and optional sugar to the coffee pot for each cup. Turkish coffee can preferably be consumed without sugar or with sugar. Sugar amount in Turkish coffee;
    • ½ cube sugar (1 teaspoon) for low sugar coffee
    • 1 cube sugar (2 teaspoons) for medium sugar coffee
    • 2 cubes of sugar (3 teaspoons) for sweetened coffee
  2. Gather all ingredients and mix them with a wooden spoon.
  3. Place the coffee pot on low heat. Cook it for 7-8 minutes.
  4. When it starts to boil, remove the coffee pot from the heat. Pour the foam on the cup / cups.
  5. Put the coffee back on the heat. Allow it to come to a boil.
  6. Remove from the heat and spread the coffee in the cups.
  7. Serve Turkish coffee with Turkish delight or chocolate and a glass of water.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Making Turkish Coffee with Foam
Serves 1
Amount Per Serving


  • Use freshly ground or unpacked coffee.
  • To find out if your coffee is fresh or stale, fill a glass of water with ⅔ of water. Add 1 teaspoon of coffee to the water. If the coffee remains on the water after 5 minutes, the coffee is fresh. If the coffee sets to the bottom of the water or mixes with the water, it means stale.
  • To make the coffee more foamy, cook it with cold filtered water.
  • For a foamy coffee, do not stir it while brewing the coffee.
  • To increase the foam and taste of the coffee, cook it over low heat.
  • Serve without much boiling. Over boiling coffee loses its taste and gets bitter.
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Are you one of those who cannot start the day without coffee?

Taking a break from a busy day after work or school or treat yourself with a cup of Turkish coffee at the end of a long day… Imagine the smell of coffee and smile.

Turkish coffee, which finds a place for itself in pleasant conversations with guests, at breakfast and at any time of the day, appeals to the taste of coffee lovers with its finely ground coffee beans, its distinctive smell, flavor and of course its abundant foam. Turkish coffee is one of the oldest methods to brew coffee. Its history goes back to the 1500s. Turkish coffee is also included in the "Intangible Cultural Heritage" list of Unesco.

Turkish coffee, a traditional flavor, is cooked in coffee pots. It can be consumed without sugar or with sugar. Turkish coffee differs from other coffees with its presentation. Served with water and Turkish delight, this unique coffee is very beneficial for health. Curiosities about Turkish coffee and a Turkish coffee recipe with foam is with you!

Is Turkish Coffee Fattening?

Turkish coffee is low in calories. It has effects such as reducing appetite and boosting metabolism.

2 cups of coffee a day; It delays skin aging, facilitates digestion, and helps fat burning. Turkish coffee has countless benefits. One of its benefits is that it provides to weight loss as long as it is not consumed excessively. Black coffee (Turkish coffee, espresso, filter coffee), which accelerates metabolism, supports fat burning when consumed plain (without sugar) or with little sugar. The important thing here is to pay attention to the amount of coffee that is consumed. Depending on age and metabolic rate, the effect of coffee on fat burning and regional slimming may vary.

Can You Put Milk in Turkish Coffee?

Turkish coffee is traditionally made with water. Even so, you can also make Turkish coffee with milk. Turkish Coffee with milk has a mild flavor, unlike classical Turkish coffee.

What is The Best Brand of Turkish Coffee?

There are several Best Turkish Coffee brands. Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, Mandabatmaz, Mahmood and Selamlique are the most popular ones among coffee brands.

Is Turkish Coffee Stronger Than Espresso Coffee?

This question's answer is yes and no. Turkish coffee is stronger than espresso in terms of its flavors. Because turkish coffee brews more.

But the amount of caffeine of Turkish coffee (40 g in 100g) is less than espresso (212 g in 100g).

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How To Store Ground Coffee?

Store the coffee in a cool and dry place.

Store in an airtight glass container with a lid.

Do not leave metal spoons in the coffee pot.

How To Make Turkish Coffee Without An Ibrik at home?

When making Turkish Coffee, Turkish coffee pot is called as cezve or ibrik is used traditionally. This pot is made of copper especially but also ceramic, stainless steel are used anymore.

But if you don’t have cezve, you don’t need to worry about it. Any saucepan can bu used to make turkish coffee. To get the foams, you should use appropriate size pan according to number of cups.

The other option is Turkish Coffee Maker. It may be quicker way. You can buy coffee maker amoung lots of brands. There are several machine with a range of prices.

Check out our Turkish Coffee post for all the information you wonder about Turkish Coffee!

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