"Whipped coffee" has taken the internet and our kitchens by storm as people take their extra time at home amid the coronavirus outbreak to whisk up this airy concoction.
The fluffy drink, also known as Dalgona coffee, originated from South Korea, and is made from rigorously whipping instant coffee, sugar and hot water to create a coffee foam that then tops a glass of milk and ice.
The wildly popular drink now has a new twist ... the Whipped Matcha Latte.
Matcha is a bright green powder made from finely ground-up green tea leaves and has an earthy, vegetal flavor. It’s a traditional Japanese tea that is typically mixed with water or milk. This whipped, sweet and fluffy take on the matcha latte is a fun way to bring some cafe magic into your own kitchen.
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Chef Dan Churchill broke down how to turn this Japanese flavor into a Dalgona drink for "GMA."
3 teaspoons matcha powder
1/2 cup maple syrup or granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
2 egg whites or substitute with chickpea water from a 16-oz. can. This whisks up just fine and is tasteless in the mix.
1 cup milk of your choice
1 cup ice
Combine the sugar and water over low heat. Cook until it becomes a hot syrup.
Separate egg whites, then whip them for about five minutes until they form soft peaks.
If you’re using chickpea water, drain a can of chickpeas and whisk the water until it starts to thicken and create peaks.
Combine your syrup into your egg white or chickpea mixture and whisk until it reaches a meringue texture.
Whisk in two teaspoons of matcha powder.
Add one teaspoon matcha to a glass with one cup ice and one cup milk.
Top the glass with your whipped matcha.
Enjoy this sweet and fluffy drink as an at-home treat!