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Who says you have to wait until 5 o’clock to start drinking?! I mean it’s 5 o’clock somewhere right? Start, or end, your day off right with Dalgona Coffee. I have found two incredible ways to make this delicious boozy pick-me-up. You can either use Baileys or Kahlua to make this Boozy Dalgona whipped coffee recipe. Which do you prefer?

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Kahlua or Baileys Dalgona Coffee?

Both Kahlua and Baileys make a delicious spiked coffee. They are both coffee based liquors, however, they are a little different from each other. 

Kahlua

When you use Kahlua in your coffee, it is kind of like a black coffee with booze. Additionally, Kahlua has a much stronger flavor than Baileys. This is because it has a higher alcohol content. Kahlua is coffee flavored in a rum based. It is made with smashed Arabica coffee beans, caramelized sugar or corn syrup, and vanilla beans. 

Baileys

When you use Baileys, its like having black coffee with cream and booze. Thus, Bailey’s is creamier then Kahlua. Although it is served with coffee, it is not coffee flavored. Bailey’s is made in an Irish Whiskey base, caramelized sugar or corn syrup and Cream. Therefore, it gives you more of a creamy toasted caramel flavor. 

Therefore, when choosing between Dolgona Coffee with Kahlua or Baileys, you will want to decide on the flavor and strength of the drink. 

Dalgona Whipped Coffee FAQ

Can Dalgona Coffee be Made with Warm Milk?

Yes, absolutely! It melts the whipped coffee a little bit at the point of contact.

Can Dalgona Coffee be Made with Brown Sugar?

Yes! This is a great way to spin it off into an Irish Dalgona Coffee, too.

Can you use regular coffee for Dalgona coffee?

No, instant coffee creates an emulsion, in combination with the grain of the sugar, for friction.

Can you use coffee grounds for Dalgona coffee?

No, that will leave you with some wet, chewy coffee grounds. It needs to be instant coffee.

How to drink Dalgona coffee:

You have two choices here, you can sip the beverage below through the whipped coffee, the same way that you would drink a cappuccino with foam on top.

Alternatively, you can carefully mix the whipped coffee into the liquid, so it’s a somewhat foamy, delicious drink!

How to Make Dalgona Coffee with Kahlua

Dolgana coffee with Kahlua

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp of instant coffee
  • Kahlua
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp hot water
  • Milk of choice (we used 1%)
  • Ice cubes

Ingredients

Kahlua Dolgona Coffee Directions

Whisk together instant coffee, sugar, and hot water until peaks are formed. (You can use a hand whisk, a hand mixer or a stand mixer. Your choice)

Whip it up

Fill a glass with ice cubes and top with desired amount of Kahlua. If you just want a little kick go for a teaspoon, but if you’re looking for a good time you might want to go with an ounce.

Top the rest of your cup with milk of choice.

Put ice in a cup

Put one to three scoops of the whipped coffee mixture on top and serve!

How to Make Dalgona Coffee with Baileys

Dolgona coffee with baileys

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp of instant coffee
  • Baileys
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp hot water
  • Milk of choice (we used 1%)
  • Ice cubes

Baileys Dolgona Coffee Ingredients

Baileys Dalgona Coffee Directions

Whisk together instant coffee, sugar, and hot water until peaks are formed. (You can use a hand whisk, a hand mixer or a stand mixer. Your choice)

Mix

Fill a glass with ice cubes and top with desired amount of Baileys. If you just want a touch of flavor go for a teaspoon, but if you’re looking for a good time you might want to go with an ounce.

Add Baileys

Top the rest of your cup with milk of choice.

add milk

Put one to three scoops of the whipped coffee mixture on top and serve!

Top with whipped cream

How to Store Dolgana Coffee

If you double the recipe, and want to save your Dolgana coffee, you can easily do that. Just store your coffee in the fridge. When you are ready to drink it, add some ice cubes and stir well. One quick stir and the texture is all the same again. Be sure to stir all the way to the bottom to get the parts that melted back into coffee and stuck to the bottom. It can last in the fridge 2 to 3 days. 

Other Recipes to Try

Looking for other recipes that use Kahlua or Baileys? Check out our posts below!

Which do you prefer? Baileys or Kahlua? Share your opinions in the comments below!

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Who says you have to wait until 5 o’clock to start drinking?! I mean it’s 5 o’clock somewhere right? Start, or end, your day off right with Dalgona Coffee. I have found two incredible ways to make this delicious boozy pick-me-up. You can either use Baileys or Kahlua to make this Boozy Dalgona whipped coffee recipe. Which do you prefer?

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp of instant coffee
  • Kahlua
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp hot water
  • Milk of choice (we used 1%)
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Whisk together instant coffee, sugar, and hot water until peaks are formed. (You can use a hand whisk, a hand mixer or a stand mixer. Your choice)
  2. Fill a glass with ice cubes and top with desired amount of Baileys. If you just want a touch of flavor go for a teaspoon, but if you’re looking for a good time you might want to go with an ounce. Top the rest of your cup with milk of choice.
  3. Put one to three scoops of the whipped coffee mixture on top and serve!

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