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Dalgona Coffee Recipes With Unique Flavor Combinations For You To Try

Do you remember those early days of the Covid pandemic when Dalgona coffee was all the rage? It seemed like everyone was talking about this frothy concoction, turning it into a viral sensation that broke the internet. While it may feel like a distant memory now, some recipes, like Dalgona coffee, have managed to transcend the temporary hype and become a beloved classic.

But here's the beauty of it - even though Dalgona coffee has its roots in a specific recipe, there's endless room for creativity and experimentation. Sure, trying different variations can sometimes lead to absolute disasters, but where's the fun in playing it safe? It's the thrill of exploring new flavors, textures, and techniques that keeps us coming back to the kitchen.

Dalgona Basics and Hacks

Before diving into the exciting variations and experimentation, let's start with the basics and learn a few quick tips on how to nail this recipe. Dalgona coffee, also known as hand beaten coffee, is a beverage originating from Macau. It's made by vigorously whipping together equal parts instant coffee, sugar, and hot water until it forms a thick, creamy froth. The frothy coffee mixture is then spooned over a glass of cold or hot milk, creating a layered effect.

Choose high-quality instant coffee for the best flavor, and decide whether you prefer your Dalgona coffee served over cold or hot milk, adjusting ice or milk accordingly

Which coffee varieties yield the best results?

For optimal results in making whipped coffee, regular instant coffee is recommended, yielding fluffy, frothy results. Decaf instant coffee works equally well, while instant espresso produces a slightly frothier texture. However, strong brewed coffee or espresso doesn't fare as effectively, as dry or powdered coffee is essential for the recipe's success.

What is the best whipping method?

Can I use different sweeteners?


With these pointers in your arsenal, you're prepared to start your Dalgona coffee exploration! Now, dive into a selection of distinctive flavor pairings awaiting your tasting experience.

Cinnamon Dalgona Coffee Brulée

Vegan Dalgona Matcha Latte

Paleo & Vegan Pumpkin Spice Whipped Coffee

Mocha Dalgona Whipped Coffee

Honey Whipped Dalgona Coffee

Dirty Chai Dalgona Coffee Recipe

Source - I Try Chai

Dairy Free Dalgona Tumeric Latte

Sweet Caramel Dalgona Coffee


With these unique recipes in hand, there's no time to waste – it's time to head to the kitchen and grab your coffee mugs! So whip up a batch, indulge in the frothy goodness, and savor every sip of your homemade caffeinated creation.



Image Credits - Chelsea Audibert

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