Also known as “Whipped Coffee” which had gone viral on various social media at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home order. This drink is by no means new. The concept of whipped coffee can be found in places such as Macau, India, and South Korea long before its recent viral popularity. In South Korea, this drink is named after the honeycomb toffee candy – Dalgona – due to its very similar taste and look. The candy is made by boiling sugar until it starts to burn a little and then adding baking soda to it. This causes the candy to puff up, giving it its honeycomb effect. Different countries have their own name for the honeycomb toffee candy.
China: honeycomb sugar (蜂窩糖)
Taiwan or Hong Kong: swollen sugar (椪糖)
New Zealand: hokey pokey
Japan: karumeyaki (カルメ焼き)
You only need THREE ingredients: Instant coffee.* Sugar. Hot…
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