2020 a hype of a creamy sweet coffee recipe has reached social media - the Dalgona Coffee. Following the social media trend, we are going to explain to you what Dalgona coffee is, where it comes from and how you can try the trend yourself.
Known from a TikTok trend, Dalgona Coffee is a coffee froth made from instant coffee powder, sugar and hot water, which is then added to hot or cold milk, depending on your favorite choice.
This creamy, delicious coffee drink can also be made with plant-based milk or any other milk alternatives, which makes it perfect for vegans and people who are lactose intolerant.
Dalgona Coffee was already known even before its name. In 2020, a Korean Actor Jung Il-woo visited as a part of the TV Show a coffee shop in Macau, where he tried the coffee. As the coffee resembled the taste of a Korean sweet called Dalgona, Jung Il-woo named the coffee Dalgona coffee. Thanks to the TV show and social media, Dalgona coffee first gained popularity in Korea and then found numerous new lovers worldwide.
Dalgona Coffee is a new variant of the original beaten coffee or Indian cappuccino from India, where coffee or espresso is topped with the coffee froth.