Best Keto Whipped Coffee (Dalgona Coffee)
Whipped Coffee is the latest internet craze that we’re sure you have heard of by now. If you’ve always wanted to try it but didn’t want to break your diet, we have the BEST version of Keto Whipped Coffee.
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Keto Whipped Coffee
Whipped coffee is one of the latest internet trends that everyone seems to be talking about, and for good reason! A quick search of the hashtag #whippedcoffee yields millions of results. While the traditional version is not keto friendly,we have come up with a delicious keto version that is just as good, if not better, than the original!
Whipped coffee is known for being sweet, bold, creamy, and delicious. If you are a coffee aficionado or someone who doesn’t even really care for coffee that much, you are sure to love this keto version of whipped coffee!
Believe it or not, most recipes for whipped coffee include two tablespoons of sugar… for an eight ounce glass! That is a crazy amount of sugar, especially for just one glass. So, be your own barista and enjoy a cup of whipped coffee without all the sugar that is even better than the original!
What is Dalgona Coffee?
“Whipped coffee” is actually dalgona coffee, and it has been around well before the internet picked up on it. The most basic Dalgona coffee consists of instant coffee, sugar (or in our case, monkfruit), and hot water that are all whipped together. Once the foamy, creamy mixture is whipped, it is typically poured over a glass of iced milk. Then there is some debate: do you mix everything together, or enjoy it with the whipped mixture at the top and the milk at the bottom?
Often times, the drink is mixed all together before being enjoyed, but I believe the technically proper way to enjoy this drink is by sipping it with the whipped coffee floating at the top. But hey, there is no right or wrong way to enjoy a cup of Dalgona.
Fun fact, “Dalgona” originated in South Korea, and it’s name means “wow it’s sweet” in Korean, which seems appropriate given that it typically contains so much sugar!
What Makes This Whipped Coffee Keto Friendly?
There are really only a couple changes to the recipe to make this keto version of whipped coffee. The first is to swap sugar for a keto friendly sweetener like monk fruit, and then the second is to replace milk with heavy cream. While milk contains a surprisingly high amount of sugar and carbs, heavy cream contains almost no carbs and no sugar.
Another great benefit of swapping milk for heavy cream is that heavy cream is much higher in fat. Keto is not just about eliminating sugar and carbs, but it is also about increasing your fat intake to fuel your body. This keto whipped coffee will do just that!
Use An Electric Milk Frother
So, in order to make “whipped” coffee, you will need some way to whip it. The easiest way to do it is with an electric milk frother. An electric milk frother is basically a miniature blender that runs on batteries. The head of it looks like a stretched out spring that’s been made into a circle, and it just spins to create froth.
Using one of these makes it super simple and convenient to whip up a cup of whipped coffee!
How To Make Keto Whipped Coffee
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Place your preferred instant coffee in mixing bowl.
Add Lakanto Monkfruit sweetener (or sweetener of choice) and boiling water.
Blend on high until fluffy and smooth, with soft peaks. (About 5-6 minutes)
Add ice and one cup of almond milk to each of the two glasses.
Place 2 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream into each of the two glasses, and stir to combine with the almond milk. Place half of the whipped coffee mixture into the top of each glass.
Whipped Coffee Add Ins
On it’s own, this coffee is bold and flavorful, but there is always room for more flavor! Just like regular coffee, keto whipped coffee can be flavored or topped with a multitude of things.
Some of the best include:
Best Tasting Sugar Substitute For Whipped Coffee
Lakanto’s Monkfruit is the best keto friendly sweetener to use by far. We use it for everything sweet that we make, and this whipped keto coffee is no exception.
Monkfruit tastes great, it has a 1:1 ratio to sugar making it super easy to substitute in recipes, it has no cooling aftertaste like most sugar substitutes, it’s all natural, and it is zero glycemic, meaning it won’t raise your blood sugar levels at all. Lakanto really is a must-have if you are living the keto lifestyle!
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Other Recipe You Might Like:
- 2 Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
- 4 Tbsp. Heavy Whipping Cream
- 2 Tbsp. Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener
- 2 Tbsp. Dry Instant Coffee
- 2 Tbsp. Boiling water
- Ice if desired
- 2 Tbsp. Walden farms sugar free caramel syrup, optional
- Place the instant coffee, granulated sugar substitute and boiling water in a mixing bowl. Blend on high until fluffy and smooth, with soft peaks.
- Add ice and one cup of almond milk to each of two glasses.
- Place 2 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream into each of the two glasses, and stir to combine with the almond milk.Add additional keto friendly sweetener to the milk at this time if desired. Leave an inch or two of space at the top of the glass for the whipped coffee.
- Place half of the whipped coffee mixture into the top of each glass.
- Top each glass with a tablespoon of the caramel sauce if desired and serve.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Cups Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 138 Total Fat: 12.5g Carbohydrates: 3.1g Net Carbohydrates: 2.6g Fiber: 0.5g Protein: 1.3g
Nutritional Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutritional data is provided as a courtesy. The information provided is calculated through a free-web based nutrition calculator and is not guaranteed to be accurate. To ensure we provide you with good information, we look at a variety of calculators.