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Coconut Egg Coffee

Vietnamese Coconut Egg Coffee Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 person
This Vietnamese Coconut Egg Coffee recipe is great for those with lactose intolerance, and those wishing to avoid dairy. It draws it's origins from a Vietnamese Egg Coffee recipe, but substitutes the condensed milk with a combination of egg and cream of coconut. The egg yolk add a lot of texture due to the fats content.
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  • 4 oz Espresso
  • 1 egg Yolk
  • 2 teaspoon Coconut Cream
  • 1 pinch Baked Coconut Optional


  • A traditional Vietnamese egg coffee would use a Phin, however most home users with an espresso machine would do well with pulling 2 shots of Espresso.
  • Whisk 1 egg yolk and 2 teaspoons of cream of coconut in a small bowl until fluffy. Once fluffy, spoon delicately onto espresso.
  • Sugar or a sweetener of your choice can be added at this point.


For a little extra flavor, you can add a flavoring syrup and add some more variety to the end drink. Sweeteners bring out additional flavor in the coconut, making it more pronounced.