The Smoothest Cup You’ll Ever Drink – Swedish Egg Coffee

Between panoramic fjords, the world’s greatest saunas and wild, cold-water salmon, the Nordic region of Europe should definitely be a place that you visit at some point in your life.

Barring an actual trip, though, you can still get a taste of the locale by making and drinking the Swede’s unique take on java; egg coffee. Egg coffee is also known as Scandinavian coffee or Hungarian coffee.

Swedish egg coffee is dead simple to make and the result is a non-bitter, surprisingly light and incredibly smooth cup that combines the wonderful flavor of your favorite roast with a reminiscent aftertaste of toasted cheese (trust me, it sounds strange but it works).

Ok, so to make this strange and delightful concoction you are going to need the following:

  • 1 fresh egg
  • 1 to 1 ½ tbs of your preferred coffee, coarsely ground (similar to what you would use for a french press)
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of ice cold water (yes, that’s a total of 2 cups of water)
  • Sugar and milk to taste
  • Saucepan

All of this together will make a single serving of coffee, multiply accordingly for the number of cups you want.

swedish egg coffee ingredients

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