Delicious and Easy Sweet Egg Cappuccino Recipe

Greetings coffee lovers, baristas, and DIY folks! It is with great pleasure that I bring to you a recipe for one of the most unique, sweet and delicious coffee drinks that you’ll ever taste – the sweet egg cappuccino.

Coffee has always been my go-to beverage in the morning for its rich flavor and energizing qualities. But, adding egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk to coffee? That takes this already amazing drink to a whole new level of deliciousness. This recipe is perfect for those who crave a sweeter cup of coffee or want to try something new.

This recipe brings together elements of Vietnamese egg coffee, which is a popular drink in Vietnam. However, unlike the traditional Vietnamese egg coffee that has egg custard-like topping, our recipe incorporates frothy whipped egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk making it a light frothy cappuccino-like cup of heaven.

This recipe will take only five minutes to make and requires only a few key ingredients that you most likely have on hand. If you’re ready to indulge in something unique, decadent and easy to make, let’s get started!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Sweet Egg Cappuccino
Sweet Egg Cappuccino

Attention coffee lovers! If you’re looking for a unique and indulgent beverage to satisfy your sweet tooth, then look no further than this Sweet Egg Cappuccino recipe. This recipe combines the rich and bold flavor of coffee with the creamy sweetness of condensed milk and egg yolks, creating a sweet and decadent treat that is sure to delight your taste buds.

One of the reasons you’ll love this recipe is its simplicity. With just a few ingredients and less than 5 minutes of prep time, you can whip up a delicious Sweet Egg Cappuccino in no time. All you need is some brewed coffee, condensed milk, egg yolks, and vanilla extract, which are all easy-to-find ingredients in your pantry or local grocery store.

This recipe also offers versatility for customization. You can modify it to meet your dietary needs or preferences by using oat milk or almond milk instead of regular milk. You can also add a touch of cinnamon or cocoa powder on top to add some extra flavor dimensions to your cup. The possibilities are endless in this recipe.

What’s more, this Sweet Egg Cappuccino provides not only a delightful taste but also nutrition. It contains plenty of protein from the egg yolks, which is important for maintaining both physical and mental health. It’s also relatively low in calories compared to other fancy coffee drinks you may find at cafes or restaurants.

Overall, this Sweet Egg Cappuccino recipe is truly a mouth-watering beverage that is easy to make, customizable to your preferences, and contains enough nutritional value to enjoy guilt-free. Give it a try and let yourself indulge in a heavenly sip of homemade cappuccino coffee!

Ingredient List

 Watch me whip up a sweet egg cappuccino!
Watch me whip up a sweet egg cappuccino!

Let’s gather our ingredients!

Before we begin making our sweet egg cappuccino recipe, it is important to make sure that we have all the necessary ingredients at hand. Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup of whole milk or oats milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of brewed coffee

These ingredients are for one serving only. Please adjust quantities as needed if you plan on making multiple servings.

Don’t hesitate to use the best quality ingredients possible for the best results, especially when it comes to the coffee. A high-quality coffee will result in a more complex and flavorful cappuccino.

The Recipe How-To

 Who needs dessert when you can have a sweet egg cappuccino?
Who needs dessert when you can have a sweet egg cappuccino?

Now that you know why this Sweet Egg Cappuccino Recipe is worth trying, let’s dive into how to make it. This recipe will only take 5 minutes of your time, and the result will be a light, frothy cappuccino that will delight your taste buds.


To make this Sweet Egg Cappuccino, we’ll need:

  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/4 cup of brewed coffee
  • 1 tbsp of sweetened condensed milk
  • A pinch of salt


  1. Start by separating the egg yolk from the whites (reserve the whites for another recipe). Place the egg yolk in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add two tablespoons of sugar to the egg yolk and whisk until it forms a creamy consistency.
  3. Add the brewed coffee to the mixture and whisk again until everything is well combined.
  4. Pour 1/2 cup of milk into a small pot and warm over medium heat. Add a pinch of salt to bring out the sweetness.
  5. Once the milk is hot, pour it slowly into the bowl with the egg mixture while whisking continuously to prevent curdling.
  6. Add one tablespoon of sweetened condensed milk and mix everything together.
  7. Finally, use a hand frother or an immersion blender to create a light foam on top.

Tips for Perfect Results

  • Make sure your coffee is hot before adding it to the mixture; otherwise, you risk curdling the eggs.
  • Whisk continuously while pouring in the hot milk to prevent curdling.
  • Use sweetened condensed milk instead of regular milk for an extra creamy and sweet flavor.
  • For a vegan version, you can replace cow’s milk with oat milk or any non-dairy alternative.

Now that you have all the steps and tips to make the perfect Sweet Egg Cappuccino, why not try it out and impress your guests with this Vietnamese-inspired recipe?

Substitutions and Variations

 Take your coffee game up a notch with this sweet egg cappuccino.
Take your coffee game up a notch with this sweet egg cappuccino.

When it comes to making coffee, there’s always room for experimentation. Here are a few substitutions and variations to try with our Sweet Egg Cappuccino recipe:

1. Oat Milk: If you’re looking for a dairy-free alternative to regular milk, oat milk can be a great option in this recipe. It’s slightly sweet, creamy and has a nutty flavor that complements the sweetness of the condensed milk.

2. French Vanilla Cappuccino: For those who enjoy flavored coffee, adding a French Vanilla syrup can elevate this recipe even further. Simply add 1-2 tablespoons of syrup to your cup before pouring in the egg and coffee mixture.

3. Egg Yolk Custard: To create an even smoother cappuccino, consider turning the egg mixture into an egg yolk custard. Instead of combining the egg yolks with sugar and whisking them until frothy, heat them up over a double boiler with sweetened condensed milk until thickened. This creates a rich custard that can be spooned over your brewed coffee.

4. Coconut Milk: Another great dairy-free option is canned coconut milk. It adds a tropical element to the recipe and pairs well with the sweetness of the condensed milk.

5. Vietnamese Egg Coffee: If you’re looking to switch things up entirely, try making Vietnamese Egg Coffee instead. This version calls for brewing your coffee with a coarsely ground robusta bean and then mixing it with beaten egg yolk and sweetened condensed milk until smooth and frothy.

Whether trying out one of these substitutions or making your own variations, don’t be afraid to experiment to find the perfect Sweet Egg Cappuccino that suits your tastes!

Serving and Pairing

 Hot, frothy, and oh so sweet - introducing the sweet egg cappuccino!
Hot, frothy, and oh so sweet – introducing the sweet egg cappuccino!

Hot, creamy and with a hint of sweetness – this sweet egg cappuccino recipe is one that you will crave any time of day. Wondering what to serve it with? Fear not, as I have some amazing pairing suggestions for you.

First things first, when it comes to serving this sweet egg cappuccino, make sure to use small cups or mugs. This way, you can savor every little sip of the deliciousness.

Now, let’s talk about pairings. If you’re in the mood for something sweet, serve this egg cappuccino alongside pastries like croissants or muffins. The buttery flavor in these baked goods pairs perfectly with the creamy sweetness of the cappuccino. Alternatively, opt for a bowl of fresh fruits like berries that offer a contrasting tartness against the silky taste of this coffee recipe.

But wait, there’s more! If you’re a fan of savory breakfasts, why not give this egg cappuccino a go with some smoked salmon on whole grain toast or even bacon and eggs? The subtle sweetness will balance out the saltiness and umami flavors of these dishes.

For an afternoon pick-me-up, try this Vietnamese egg coffee alongside dark chocolate or nuts; their rich flavors will complement the sweet smoothness of your coffee perfectly.

Overall, this sweet egg cappuccino recipe is versatile enough for any type of meal and paired with the right foods can take your tasting experience from good to great.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 You've heard of eggnog, now try the sweet egg cappuccino!
You’ve heard of eggnog, now try the sweet egg cappuccino!

As a barista, I know how pricy and time-consuming it can be to visit your local café every day. That’s why I always encourage making coffee at home. And the Sweet Egg Cappuccino Recipe is a great option for those who love sweet and fluffy coffee.

One of the advantages of this recipe is that you can make it in advance without worrying about losing its flavor or consistency. You can make a batch of sweet egg cappuccino and store it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days.

If you’re planning to make a larger batch, use individual serving containers, like mason jars or glass bottles, so you can grab one on-the-go without having to measure the right amount every morning. Before consuming, just give it a little shake or stir to recombine the ingredients.

When reheating, use the microwave or stove-top, but avoid overheating as it’ll ruin the light frothy texture. To avoid this, heat your egg cappuccino in 30-second intervals starting at 10 seconds until reaching desired temperature.

If storing is not something you’re interested in or don’t have enough fridge space, don’t worry. The Sweet Egg Cappuccino Recipe takes only five minutes to prepare, so you can quickly make it fresh each day.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Get ready for the ultimate coffee indulgence with this sweet egg cappuccino.
Get ready for the ultimate coffee indulgence with this sweet egg cappuccino.

As a barista, I want you to achieve the perfect sweet egg cappuccino recipe every time. Here are some tips that can help you get amazing results.

First, make sure to use fresh eggs. The egg yolk is a key ingredient that creates the unique flavor of sweet egg cappuccino. Using fresh eggs ensures that the yolk is of high quality, which enhances the overall taste and consistency of your coffee.

Second, whisk your egg yolks and sugar together until they are light and fluffy. This creates a smooth texture and will allow the mixture to blend better with the brewed coffee.

Third, use a small cup for the egg mixture. The ratio of egg mixture to coffee is important, and using too much egg mixture can change the overall balance of flavors.

Fourth, be careful when adding the hot brewed coffee to your egg mixture. Slowly pour in the coffee while whisking constantly to temper the eggs and prevent curdling.

Fifth, don’t forget to add your milk or sweetened condensed milk to your cappuccino. This adds more creaminess and sweetness to your drink.

Lastly, experiment with different milk alternatives such as oat milk or almond milk if you are looking for a vegan option or just want to switch things up.

Following these tips will ensure that you create an amazing sweet egg cappuccino every time.


As a barista, I have come across many questions from coffee lovers who are always seeking new ways to enjoy their cup of joe. In this section, I will be addressing some frequently asked questions about sweet egg cappuccino recipe. I hope this will help answer any questions or concerns you may have and provide more insight into making the perfect sweet egg cappuccino. So read on for some coffee-making tips and tricks!

What does putting an egg in coffee do?

If you are looking for a way to make your coffee less bitter and acidic, try adding an egg to the mix. The egg white acts as a clarifier that helps to separate the coffee grounds from the water. It also draws out the bitterness from the grounds and intensifies the caffeine. The end result is a smooth and light coffee that doesn’t have any sharp or sour notes. In fact, the texture of the coffee becomes velvety, making it a joy to drink.

What is in Vietnamese egg coffee?

A beloved coffee beverage in Vietnam is egg coffee, consisting of robusta coffee, sugar, condensed milk, and egg yolks. Its fame started in Hanoi and has now become readily available in coffee shops throughout the country.

Can you mix egg and coffee?

Enjoying a cup (or two) of coffee daily can potentially lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, as suggested by research. Furthermore, a group of nutrition experts have found that consuming an egg per day does not increase the likelihood of heart disease in individuals who are already in good health.

What is the recipe to make egg coffee nowadays?

Are you in the mood for a unique coffee experience? Let’s try making a small cup of Vietnamese coffee. To make it extra special, we will whip up a frothy and fluffy mixture using an egg yolk and sweetened condensed milk. First, crack an egg and carefully separate the yolk from the whites. Next, in a small and deep bowl, combine the yolk and sweetened condensed milk. Use a whisk to vigorously whisk the two ingredients together until the mixture becomes frothy and fluffy. Once you’ve achieved the desired texture, add a tablespoon of brewed coffee and whisk it into the mixture. The end product should be a sweet and creamy coffee blend that will surely satisfy your taste buds.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this sweet egg cappuccino recipe is a unique and tasty twist on traditional coffee beverages. The combination of egg yolks, sugar, and condensed milk creates a creamy and light frothy texture that complements the bold flavor of brewed coffee.

There are many variations and substitutions that can be made to this recipe to suit personal tastes, such as using oat milk instead of regular milk or adding French vanilla cappuccino powder for an extra kick of flavor.

Not only is this recipe delicious, but it is also easy to make in just 5 minutes with simple ingredients found in most kitchens. Plus, the added bonus of the extra protein from the egg yolk makes this a nutritious alternative to other sugary coffee drinks.

So why not try something new and indulge in a sweet egg cappuccino today? It’s a perfect way to start your morning or boost your afternoon slump. With its versatility and unique taste, it’s sure to quickly become a favorite among coffee lovers everywhere.

Sweet Egg Cappuccino

Sweet Egg Cappuccino Recipe

My granny used to make this as a treat. You can increase the amount of sugar if you like it really sweet.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1 cup
Calories 94.5 kcal


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup coffee, hot
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  • Beat egg and sugar until foamy.
  • Slowly beat in hot coffee - carefully or the egg will curdle!
  • Serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 291gCalories: 94.5kcalCarbohydrates: 5.5gProtein: 6.5gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1.6gCholesterol: 211.5mgSodium: 72.4mgSugar: 4.6g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beverages, Easy, Low Protein, Very Low Carbs
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