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whipping cocoa powder and aquafaba in a bowl with electric mixer

Vegan Dalgona Chocolate

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  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


A coffee-free twist on the famous Dalgona Coffee: Dalgona Chocolate! Perfect for hot chocolate or chocolate lattes.


Units Scale

Dalgona Chocolate

Coffee Layer (Optional)

To Serve

  • 1 cup non dairy milk, cold or heated (240ml)
  • cocoa powder for dusting on top
  • chocolate shavings for garnish


Dalgona Chocolate

  1. Using a stand mix or hand held mixer, whip aquafaba in a medium to large bowl until stiff peaks form. 
  2. Sift in the cream of tar tar and continue to whip for another 1 minute. Sift in powdered sugar and whip for another minute. Lastly, sift in the cocoa powder and sift for another 2 minutes, or until soft peaks form. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides of the bowl if needed. 

To Make a Latte

  1. Add instant coffee, hot water and 1 tbsp of sugar into a cup and mix until sugar is completely dissolved. Add 1 cup of ice and then slowly pour in the non dairy milk to achieve layers of coffee and milk. If you want a warm latte, omit the ice. Top with whipped chocolate and serve. 

To Make Whipped Hot Chocolate

  1. Hot Version: Warm up 1 cup of non dairy milk and then add whipped chocolate on top. 
  2. Cold Version: Add 1 cup of ice to a glass and pour in 1 cup of milk. Then top it off with whipped chocolate. 

To Freeze

  1. Transfer whipped chocolate into ice cube trays or a freezer safe container. When ready, pop the whipped chocolate out of the ice cube trays (or scoop it out of the container) and add to any drink! 


  • *To make your own confectioners sugar (also called icing or powdered sugar): blend 1/2 cup of granulated sugar until fine and powdery. 
  • Helpful Equipment: stand mixer, electric hand mixer, spatula, ice cube trays 
  • Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer) for just the dalgona chocolate. 
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: beverages
  • Method: mixer
  • Cuisine: vegan, gluten free, korean


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 62
  • Sugar: 11.3g
  • Sodium: 2.75mg
  • Fat: 0.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.25g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 15.2g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Protein: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0