Dalgona coffee seems to have taken the internet during this pandemic COVID-19. Its made of five ingredients that are easily available at home – instant coffee powder, hot water, sugar, milk, and ice. Basically, its a whipped drink, but what is the coffee creation and how to make it? a few simple steps and a little patience are all you need to whip up this internet sensation.
How to make Dalgona Coffee
There are many variations to make this viral coffee. You can make this fluffy drink healthier with some simple tips and tricks – such as using brown sugar or coconut sugar instead of granulated sugar. The name and coffee arrived from dalgona – a Korean sugar – due to its dramatic taste, resemblance, and appearance have become the most searched type of coffee worldwide as per Google Trends!
The simple version requires measurements of instant coffee, sugar, and hot water. For one serving, use roughly two tablespoons of each.
Next, mix the instant coffee, sugar, and hot water, use a small mixing bowl or a large mug, whipped it with a spoon, or a hand-held mixer.
The coffee will gradually become thicker and lighter in color. Continue whipping until the coffee reaches the texture of softly whipped cream or airy pudding.
Next, add cold milk into a glass and ice cubes. Finally, spoon the whipped coffee into the glass, floating the mixture on top of the milk.
When it comes to actually drink the coffee, you have to undo some of your work, The whipped coffee on top of the milk is too thick to sip the milk through, so give it a good mix. Before doing this, take a photo of the creation and post with the hashtag #dalgonacoffeechallenge.