Egg Coffee – A Vietnamese Classic

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Experience the rich and creamy flavors of Vietnamese egg coffee with this simple and easy-to-follow recipe. Perfect for any coffee lover looking to add a unique twist to their morning cup of joe.


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  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons condensed milk
  • 1 packet 0.2 oz vanilla sugar or 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons GOOD ground coffee
  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 Vietnamese coffee filter


  1. Remove the middle metal filter from the Vietnamese coffee filter and add 2 tablespoons of ground coffee to the base. Close tightly.
  2. Add a small amount of boiling water to the base, then fill the filter with boiling water all the way to the top. Close the lid and let the coffee drip through.
  3. While the coffee is brewing, prepare the egg mixture. In a measuring cup or bowl, whisk together 2 egg yolks, 2 tablespoons of condensed milk, and 1 packet of vanilla sugar or 1 tsp of vanilla extract using a hand mixer on low speed until combined, about 30 seconds. Increase the speed to medium-high and whisk for about 1-2 minutes, until the mixture is fluffy.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the brewed coffee and stir to combine.
  5. For optimal enjoyment, keep the coffee warm by placing the cup in a bowl of hot water while preparing the egg mixture.

Keywords: coffee, breakfast, vietnam, asian, brunch

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