Still Trending: The Best Versions of Dalgona Coffee on Social Media
The viral frothy drink that has been trending on platforms like TikTok and Instagram for more than a month now comes in different renditions
With many people hunkering down at home to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, they look to social media to entertain themselves. But nothing has captured their attention more than the Dalgona coffee, the easy-to-prepare iced beverage that originated in South Korea. What started as a simple recipe of instant coffee, sugar and milk you can easily find at home has evolved to include many delicious versions. Here are the most popular ones.
Original Dalgona Coffee
The South Korean iced drink is made with equal parts instant coffee, sugar and hot water. This concoction is whipped until you get that rich and foamy texture before it’s poured over iced milk.
Keto Dalgona Coffee
Even those on keto diet have joined the bandwagon by updating this whipped beverage to suit their preferences. Instead of sugar, they’ve replaced it with Swerve to give you the same sweetness minus the calories when combined with instant coffee and hot water. The frothy coffee is then spooned over unsweetened almond milk.
Keto Dalgona Matcha
Non-coffee drinkers can opt for this version that’s equally delicious, but with less caffeine. The topping is made with sugar and water (reduced to syrup), egg white and matcha powder that’s whipped until it’s fluffy. Topped over iced milk.
Perfect for the kids is this variety, created with a combination of Milo powder, white sugar and hot water. This is beaten until it reaches that thick and creamy consistency, so you can top it over your iced milk.
Thai Tea Dalgona
This has the same ingredients as your regular Dalgona coffee, but the brewed Thai tea replaces the hot water in your coffee powder and sugar mix. This forms your whipped topping that’s topped over iced milk.