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Dalgona Milo: A Whipped Choco Drink to Try Today!

In food and drink, trends come and go, but some leave an indelible mark. One such trend is the Korean-originated Dalgona Milo, a popular cold drink that has taken social media platforms by storm, especially during the Covid-19 in-home quarantine phase. So it’s time to unravel the secrets of this unique beverage and bring the flavor of Korea to your home.

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What is Dalgona Milo?

Dalgona Milo is a delightful twist on the famous Dalgona Coffee, offering a delectable alternative for non-coffee consumers. With a frothy top layer of whipped Milo and a chilled layer of milk beneath, this drink guarantees to tantalize your taste buds. Dalgona, derived from a Korean sugar sweet, is the key element of this drink’s signature fluffy, cloud-like texture.

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Dalgona Milo, like its coffee counterpart, has its origins in Korea. The name ‘Dalgona’ comes from a popular Korean street candy of the same name, which is reminiscent of the sweet, frothy, whipped layer that tops this refreshing cold drink. Milo, a beloved chocolate malt powder, is the star of this drink, giving it a rich, creamy, chocolatey flavor that makes it a perfect treat for people of all ages.

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Tips for the Perfect Dalgona Milo

While the recipe is simple, here are a few tips to enhance your Dalgona Milo experience:

  1. Use Chilled All-Purpose Cream: The temperature of your cream plays a significant role in achieving the right texture. By using chilled all-purpose cream, you enhance the structure of your whipped mixture. Cold cream whips better and faster, leading to a fluffy and stable texture that holds up well when folded with the other ingredients.
  2. Properly Dissolve Your Milo Powder: Make sure your Milo powder is fully dissolved in hot water before adding it to the cream. Clumps of undissolved powder can interfere with the smooth texture you’re trying to achieve.
  3. Don’t Overbeat the Mixture: Overbeating may lead to a stiff texture. Stop once soft peaks form. You want soft peaks that fold easily into your Milo mixture, not stiff peaks that can make your drink too foamy.
  4. Use a Tall Glass for Serving: To get the best visual effect, serve your Dalgona Milo in a tall glass. This lets you see the beautiful contrast between the whipped Milo mixture and the milk, giving you plenty of room to stir before drinking.
  5. Serve Immediately: Dalgona Milo is best enjoyed immediately after making. The frothy top can start to deflate if left for too long, so don’t wait!
  6. Use a Hand-Held Mixer: While manual whisking works, a hand-held mixer can save time and ensure a smoother texture.
  7. Try Variations: Feel adventurous? Try variations like Dalgona Matcha or Dalgona Milk Tea.

Remember, the key to a perfect Dalgona Milo lies in the balance of its ingredients and the technique used. With some practice, you’ll be whipping up this delightful drink in no time!

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Dalgona Milo is a delicious, comforting, and fun drink to make and enjoy. Whether you are a fan of Korean Novela, K-Pop, or a lover of unique dessert recipes, this drink is worth trying. So why wait? Bring out your MiloMilo and whip up a taste of Korea at home!


Dalgona Milo

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Course: DrinksCuisine: Korean, FilipinoDifficulty: Easy


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Dalgona Milo is a delightful cold beverage hailing from Korea. The creamy, frothy MiloMilo, whipped to perfection and served over a refreshing glass of cold milk, is perfect for any time of the day. This easy-to-make recipe brings the viral Dalgona trend into your home kitchen.

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  • 5 tbsp 37.5 g Milo Powder

  • 4 tbsp 60 g All-Purpose Cream (chilled)

  • 2 tbsp 24 g Brown Sugar


  • Whip Your Cream: In a separate bowl, add your 4 tablespoons of chilled all-purpose cream. Using a hand-held mixer or a whisk, whip the cream until it forms soft peaks.
  • Combine Your Ingredients: Add the Milo Powder to your whipped cream, continuing to whisk until everything is well-combined.
  • Add Sugar: Add in 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and continue whipping until the mixture is fluffy and holds its structure.
  • Prepare Your Glass: Fill a tall glass with cold milk and ice cubes, leaving some space at the top for your whipped Milo.
  • Top It Off: Spoon your whipped Milo mixture on top of the cold milk. Smooth it out and create a small peak at the top for a visually appealing presentation.
  • Sprinkle Milo Powder: For the final touch, lightly sprinkle some Milo powder on top of your whipped drink. This not only adds an extra Milo punch but also gives your Dalgona Milo a delightful presentation.
  • Serve Immediately: Your Dalgona Milo is now ready to be enjoyed! Remember to stir well before drinking to mix in the whipped Milo with the milk.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use granulated white sugar instead of brown sugar?

Yes, you can use granulated white sugar. However, brown sugar gives a unique caramel-like flavor.

What if I don’t have a hand-held mixer?

You can use a regular whisk. It will take longer, but the result will be equally delightful.

Can I replace MiloMilo with another chocolate powder?

Yes, you can experiment with other chocolate powders. However, MiloMilo offers a distinct flavor that makes Dalgona MiloMilo unique.

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