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People All Over the World Are Making Frothy 'Dalgona' Coffee, Thanks to Quarantine

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People All Over the World Are Making Frothy 'Dalgona' Coffee, Thanks to Quarantine
While the United States has "honeycomb" and New Zealand has "hokey pokey," South Korea calls its spongy toffee candy "dalgona" or ppopgi, a candy that's made by heating sugar, oil, and baking soda; mixing until it's thick and fluffy; then letting the mixture harden.

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Dalgona coffee

Dalgona coffee

Over the past few weeks, as many of us retreat inside, dalgona coffee has become an online global coffee trend.

Tutorials and posts are displaying the making of dalgona coffee, which ...

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A new drink

Unlike a latte or a cappuccino, in which the froth comes from aerated milk, the fluffiness of dalgona coffee comes from the coffee and sugar itself.

Dalgona coffee was almost nonexistent ...

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The coffee trend

Because people are called to stay indoors, and many cafes are closed during the outbreak, people are more open to trying out this drink at home.

The simplicity of the recipe makes it popu...

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The ongoing lockdown has ensured mandatory time off for many, resulting in youngsters participating in challenges and micro-trends on Zoom, TikTok, Instagram and other social networking hangouts.

Quarantine Trends: Dalgona Coffee

Dalgona Coffee is an early ‘Quarantine Trend’ that took place roughly at the same time that the Lockdowns were enforced around the world. It involves making a frothy coffee using sugar, instant coffee and hot water. 

It went viral on sites like TikTok due to most people being home and wanting to make something that does not require much ingredients or effort. Plus it is delicious to drink too!

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