Greek café culture revolves around this frothy iced coffee drink. Instant coffee is shaken up into a thick foam and then topped off with a splash of water for a creamy and refreshing drink.
Why It Works
- The concentrated solids in instant coffee help make a stable and thick foam.
- Yield:Makes 1 drink
- Active time: 5 minutes
- Total time:5 minutes
- 1 tablespoon instant coffee (see note)
- sugar, to taste (optional)
- evaporated milk, to taste (optional)
In a cocktail shaker or jar, add 2 tablespoons of water, the instant coffee, and sugar (if using). Cover and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
Add 1 cup of ice cubes to the shaker or jar. Cover and shake again for 30 seconds. Pour the foam and ice into a tall glass. Add more water, ice, and milk if desired. Serve right away.