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How to Make Dalgona Coffee (Yummy Whipped Coffee)

No espresso machine is needed to make this tasty and deliciously strong Dalgona coffee that tastes like a super creamy latte but is so easily and quickly done, even by hand. Step-by-step photos are included as a guide.

Course Beverage, Drinks
Cuisine Korean
Keyword beaten coffee, Dalgona coffee, whipped coffee
Prep Time 3 minutes


  • 1 tbsp instant coffee
  • 1 tbsp sugar, white or brown
  • 1 tbsp hot water
  • 8 oz warm, hot or cold milk of choice or more as needed


  1. In a bowl, combine equal amounts of instant coffee, sugar and hot water. The above measurement is good for 1-2 servings of coffee.

  2. Using an electric mixer, whip the coffee mixture until thick and creamy. You can also do this by hand by using a whisk.

  3. Spoon the whipped coffee on top of your milk. Mix or drink as is. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The coffee in the photo is darker because I used brown sugar. Use white sugar if you prefer a paler coffee.