Not many People know that Dalgona is a Korean-style caramel candy. This is a street snack in Korea. It is not just Sweet, fun, but also loved by children. The taste of Dalgona is like smoky caramel since it is made without water. Recently, “Dalgona coffee” has been trending lately. If you are unaware of what Dalgona coffee is. Then, it is a beverage made by whipping equal proportions of instant coffee, sugar, and hot water until it becomes creamy and then adding it to cold or hot milk. But did you know that a Dalgona Cake tastes better than the coffee that you drink at home? You can actually make Dalgona Coffee Cake that too at your Home.
- HOW TO MAKE THE DALGONA CARAMEL CANDY
- STEPS TO MAKE THE DALGONA POWDER
- HOW TO MAKE THE DALGONA SYRUP
- STEPS TO MAKE THE DALGONA WHIPPED CREAM
- THE FINAL DALGONA CAKE
INGREDIENTS FOR DALGONA / KOREAN CANDY COFFEE CAKE AT HOME
You will need the following ingredients in order to make the perfect Dalgona Cake and Coffee at Home. Read the Steps carefully and enjoy this joyful cake with easy steps.
Dalgona (Korean caramel candy)
- Sugar 1.5 Tbsp (20 g) & Baking soda
Dalgona whipped cream
- 46 g Dalgona powder (or to 49~52g for more rich flavor) & 400g heavy cream
- 15g Dalgona powder & 60g water
CAKE SHEET OR CAKE SPONGE
STEPS TO MAKE THE DALGONA | CARAMEL CANDY FOR THE COFFEE CAKE AT HOME
- TAKE 1.5 TBSP SUGAR IN A LADLE
- LET IT MELT ON A VERY LOW FLAME. KEEP STIRRING
- WHEN THE SUGAR MELTS THOROUGHLY, ADD A PINCH OF BAKING SODA. STIR AGAIN.
- NOW REMOVE THE LADLE FROM THE HEAT, ADD A PINCH OF BAKING SODA
- STIR VIGOROUSLY IN ORDER TO GET THE PERFECT VOLUME. THE MORE STIRRING THE MORE VOLUME. YOUR DALGONA IS READY. POUR IT ON THE PLATE OR PAN.
- AFTER 10 SECS, PRESS A SEALING WAX STAMP ON IT TO GET THE STAMP ON THE DALGONA CANDY.
PLEASE NOTE : DO NOT TRY AND MAKE HUGE VOLUME OF DALGONA T ONCE, YOU MAY END UP RUINING THE DALGONA. YOU CAN STORE THE DALGONA CANDY IN A AIR TIGHT CONTAINER WITH SILICA GEL
HOW TO MAKE DALGONA POWDER FOR DALGONA SYRUP & DALGONA WHIPPED CREAM
- TAKE 100g OF DALGONA CANDY , 2g CORN STARCH. GRIND IT TO MAKE A FINE POWDER
- SIFT FOR ANY CLUMPS OR CHUNKS. DALGONA POWDER IS READY
TIP : USE CORN STARCH WITH AMOUNT 2% EQUAL OF DALGONA. USE THIS TO MAKE THE SYRUP AND WHIPPED CREAM
HOW TO MAKE DALGONA SYRUP
- TAKE 60 g OF WATER . ADD 15 g OF DALGONA POWDER
- BRING IT TO BOIL . TURN OFF THE HEAT AND LET IT COOL. DALGONA SYRUP IS READY
STEPS TO MAKE DALGONA WHIPPED CREAM AT HOME
- TAKE 400g CHILLED HEAVY CREAM. ADD 50g DALGONA POWDER.
- WHIP IT AT MEDIUM SPEED TILL IT IS THICKER BUT STILL RUNNY. DALGONA WHIPPED CREAM IS READY
- REMOVE 180g OF THE DALGONA WHIPPED CREAM ASIDE FOR FINISHING. KEEP IT IN THE FRIDGE TO COOL
MAKE CRUSHED PEANUTS FOR CRUNCHINESS AND GARNISHING
- ROAST THE PEANUTS AND SEPARATE THE SHELLS
- CRUSH IT OR CHOP INTO SMALLER PIECES
STEPS TO MAKE THE FINAL DALGONA COFFEE CAKE
- TAKE A CAKE SHEET. MAKE IT ENOUGH MOIST USING A BRUSH AND WATER
- SPREAD THE DALGONA WHIPPED CREAM EVENLY ON IT
- PLACE ANOTHER CAKE SHEET ABOVE IT. ADD ANOTHER LAYER OF DALGONA WHIPPED CREAM ON IT
- SPRINKLE CRUSHED PEANUTS ON IT.
- ADD AS MANY LAYERS AS YOU WANT. FINALLY, COVER THE CAKE COMPLETELY WITH THE DALGONA WHIPPED CREAM
- TAKE THE COOL WHIPPED CREAM FROM THE FRIDGE. DECORATE IT AS PER YOUR WISH USING IT AS SIDE OR FLORAL PIPINGS.
- PLACE THE DALGONA CANDY ON IT.
- SPRINKLE THE CRUSHED PEANUTS.
YOUR DALGONA CAKE IS READY TO BE SERVED.
DALGONA | COFFEE | CAKE | CANDY FACTS
- Ppopgi or Dalgona is so famous and it is called by other names like Sponge Candy, Cinder Toffee, Angel Food Candy, Honeycomb Toffee , and many more .
- In Korea, Dalgona is made using special equipment. A Dalgona Kit is used which includes Ladle or large spoon. It also contains A metal chopstick, silicon spatula and a flat plate.Moreover, You can get the Dalgona Kit on Amazon or Flipkart.
- However, The hardest part about making the Dalgona Coffee candy at Home is the pressing down and making an indentation with the mold.
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