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5 from 3 votes

Vietnamese Coffee

Sweet and creamy, with a huge kick of intense coffee flavor.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: coffee
Servings: 1
Calories: 61kcal


  • coffee phin


  • 1 tbsp Vietnamese coffee ground
  • 1-2 tbsp sweetened condensed milk optional

For egg coffee

  • 2 egg yolks


  • Boil some water until it reaches 205°F. Preheat the filter and cup by pouring hot water through it. Carefully pour the water out. Optionally add 1-2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk to the bottom of your cup.
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  • Remove the filter and add 1 heaping tablespoon of fine Vietnamese coffee grounds. Use the filter to gently tap down the grounds flat.
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  • Pour about 1 tablespoon of hot water over the filter press to bloom the coffee. Let it bloom for 30-40 seconds.
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  • Slowly pour more hot water into the filter, until it reaches the top. Place the lid on and let the coffee drip slowly, it should take about 5-6 minutes for all of the water to filter through the coffee.
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  • Stir it up and enjoy! You can also brew it over ice, pour it over ice, or enjoy it with extra hot water.
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To make egg coffee

  • While the coffee is brewing, make an egg foam by combining 2 egg yolks and the condensed milk in a glass. Use a milk frother to whisk until thick and foamy, 2-3 minutes.
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  • Spoon the fluffy egg on top of the brewed coffee. Serve the cup of egg coffee in a bowl of hot water, if desired. Sip the coffee as is or stir before enjoying!
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Estimated nutrition for coffee with 1 tbsp condensed milk. Black coffee is essentially 0 calories.


Calories: 61kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.5g | Protein: 1.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 0.01g | Sugar: 10.4g