Egg coffee – Tell you 3 unique ways to make it

Egg coffee is also known as Giang coffee. This is one of the most famous drinks in Hanoi attracting domestic and foreign tourists. Hanoi egg coffee is not only attracted by its unique preparation, but also by its unbelievable “strange” taste. However, to make Hanoi egg coffee properly, you must have your own “secret”. So specifically how to make egg coffee, we will share in the following article.

Introducing egg coffee

The birth of Giang egg coffee

Referring to egg coffee, surely no one does not know Giang – who created a unique drink that “encapsulates” all the features of Hanoi. In 1946, when there was a shortage of fresh milk to use, at that time, as a bartender at the Metropole hotel, Mr. Giang with long experience in bartending combined eggs with coffee to replace fresh milk. Especially, this combination creates the famous egg coffee that many people know.

Giang egg coffee
Mr. Giang is known as the creator of Hanoi’s unique egg coffee.
After successfully making egg coffee, Mr. Giang decided to quit his job at Metropole and open his own egg coffee shop at 90 Cau Go Street in 1946. After the reform period in 1955, the shop was transferred to No. 7 Hang Gai. This is the place associated with the birth of egg coffee for the people of Hanoi capital and tourists from all over the world.

Egg coffee – Hanoi’s typical coffee

The egg coffee, which was successfully prepared by Mr. Giang in 1946, quickly became one of the most unique drinks at that time. And up to now, Giang egg coffee still brings a special feature that makes it difficult for drinkers to resist right from the first time enjoying.

egg coffee
Many people coming to Hanoi often come to enjoy the unique and delicious egg coffee.

Although egg coffee originated in Hanoi until now it has been popular all over the country. In Saigon, there are many delicious egg cafes attracting customers. In addition to Saigon, egg coffee is present in many places in Vietnam and is also a way of making coffee that is of interest to international friends.

3 Ways to make delicious egg coffee

Make egg coffee without using egg whites

Materials include

  • Pure coffee,
  • Honey,
  • Condensed milk, eggs, boiling water,
  • Coffee maker and other tools.
egg yolk coffee
How to separate the yolk to make egg coffee.

Steps to take

Step 1:  Clean the dispensing tool, let it dry. Then, take about 20 grams of coffee powder into the filter, spread it evenly in the filter.

Step 2:  Pour boiling water into the coffee filter about 15ml of water to cover the coffee surface for about 1-2 minutes. Then you continue to pour boiling water to cover ¾ of the filter and close the lid to let the coffee drip down.

Step 3:  Break the egg, remove the yolk and discard the egg yolk. Put the egg yolks in a bowl, add a little honey and beat the yolks for about 5-7 minutes.

Step 4: Put the beaten egg into the cup and slowly pour in the brewed coffee. Finally, just add condensed milk to make the coffee taste sweeter. Note, egg coffee should be drunk hot to avoid fishy. Therefore, you need to use it immediately after mixing.

How to make egg coffee using both white and yolk

Prepare materials

  • Pure coffee powder,
  • Egg,
  • Condensed milk, honey, sugar,
  • Boiling water and other utensils.
Use the whole egg white coffee
You can use the whole egg white to make egg coffee.

Steps to take

Step 1: Put about 20 grams of coffee into the filter with 60-80ml of water. Shake gently to spread the coffee evenly over the film.

Step 2:  Similar to how to make egg coffee without egg whites, slowly add boiling water. Then, wait for the coffee to drip into the cup.

Step 3:  Break the eggs into a bowl, keeping the yolks separate from the whites. For the yolk, you beat and add 4-5 drops of honey and beat for 5-7 minutes. For the egg white, you add a little honey, a little sugar, beat until fluffy.

Step 4: Put the beaten egg yolk in 1 cup, slowly pour the coffee on top. Finally put the egg white layer on top. You can add more condensed milk to make it sweeter or according to your preference.

How to make egg coffee with vanilla

Prepare materials

  • Pure coffee powder,
  • Condensed milk,
  • Egg,
  • Honey, sugar, boiling water,
  • Vanilla and other utensils.
vanilla egg coffee
Vanilla egg coffee is quite attractive to enjoy.

Steps to take

Step 1:  Similar to the above two methods of preparation, you also put about 20 grams of pure coffee into the filter and slowly prepare boiling water (about 60-80ml boiling water). Next, let the coffee filter flow down slowly.

Step 2:  Crack the eggs and keep the yolks and whites separate. Add egg yolks, sugar, vanilla, and honey in an appropriate amount and beat this mixture well. If the two recipes above need 7 minutes to whip the yolks, this way you only need to beat by hand for about 3-4 minutes.

Step 3:  Add a few drops of hot coffee to the beaten egg yolks and continue to use a whisk, beat for 3 minutes.

Step 4:  Pour half of the beaten egg to the bottom of the cup and then add boiling coffee. Then, add half of the beaten egg on top and can add condensed milk to enjoy.

Notice how to make egg coffee

When making egg coffee to ensure the best and most delicious coffee, you need to pay attention to a few points:

Pay attention when making egg coffee
You need to note a few points to make egg coffee more delicious.
  • The ratio between different types of ingredients when mixing needs to be consistent.
  • Choose pure coffee to ensure taste and health.
  • Coffee powder should not be too coarsely ground. Especially for rustic roasted coffee, it should have a moderate smoothness to make the most intense flavor.
  • In the process of making coffee, it is necessary to ensure the right amount of water. Do not mix too much water to dilute the coffee.
  • It is recommended to keep the coffee hot until it is added to the egg so as not to increase the fishy taste.
  • Should choose fresh chicken eggs to give the best quality coffee.
  • When whisking, pay attention to whisking the eggs at the right time to ensure that the eggs are not raw or fishy.

Enjoy egg coffee properly

When enjoying egg coffee, you should also pay attention to how to use it to enjoy the unique flavor of this drink.

enjoy egg coffee
Enjoyed properly will make this drink so much better.
  • The best and best way to enjoy egg coffee is when you tilt the cup so that you can drink both the coffee and the egg cream. At this time, the characteristic aroma of coffee combines with the greasy taste of egg cream.
  • You can drink less of the egg cream on top and stir the coffee and egg cream together. With this way of drinking, you will feel the sweeter taste of coffee, reducing the bitterness of pure coffee.
  • Coffee should be used when it is still hot to avoid fishy.

The above article has shared detailed information about egg coffee as well as revealed to you how to make the best egg coffee. Hopefully with this sharing you will be able to make yourself a delicious egg coffee to enjoy.

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