Let the flavours blend
Want to serve something special to your guests? This Viennese coffee recipe will be something unique that everyone will enjoy. A coffee with whipped cream, good chocolate and a sprinkle of cinnamon. What’s not to like? The cream and chocolate contribute just enough flavour and sweetness to the coffee, and the cinnamon-dusted whipped cream makes it a treat for every special occasion. This Viennese coffee recipe is bound to please your guests and you can get creative with the toppings. Use clear, glass cups to serve your Viennese coffee and drizzle the inside of your cup with a bit of chocolate syrup to make it look like a show-stopping treat.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
- Simmer ½ cup of cream in a large saucepan. Reduce heat to low.
- Add the chopped chocolate and stir until melted and smooth.
- Gradually pour the hot coffee in and add the water. You can add in a little sugar if desired.
- In a separate bowl, whisk up the whipped cream until stiff peaks form and set aside.
- Pour the viennese coffee mixture into cups. Top with whipped cream to form a layer on top.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon powder and serve immediately.
This Viennese coffee recipe is easy and quick to make and you only need a few ingredients. In addition, you can use this recipe to serve your guests a delicious coffee that they may have never tasted. The whipped cream in this coffee makes your Viennese coffee complete.
What is a Viennese coffee?
Vienna coffee is the name of a popular cream-topped coffee. It contains espresso, chocolate and whipped cream. Traditionally, it is served in a glass and topped with whipped cream.
Where does Vienna coffee originally come from?
Legend says that coffee was introduced to Vienna by the Turkish after their second attack in 1683. The city was liberated after several months of siege thanks to information provided by Franz Georg Kolschitzky, a young Polish nobleman. As a reward, he received 500 bags of coffee abandoned by the enemy in their camp. Kolschitzky experimented with the Turkish coffee, but the Viennese didn’t like the taste. So he decided to filter his coffee, and sweetened it with milk and sugar. It became an immediate success. The rituals he created around coffee drinking, like playing music and reading newspapers are still followed today.