White Coffee: What Is This Delightful Beverage?

By Rose | Beverages

Apr 09
What Is White Coffee?

Drink pure deliciousness! White coffee is a creamy and tasteful delight for all those coffee lovers out there. Set aside your espresso coffee for once and try out another flavor. Go on and discover that there is still a lot to it that coffee can offer. You will realize that of this day, you have found a new favorite. Make yourself at home with this well-brewed coffee!

White Coffee: What Is This Delightful Beverage?


What Is White Coffee?

With its new and special taste, white coffee has captured the interest of the consumers. Originated in Ipoh, Old Town, Malaysia, it is called "white coffee", but it is not really taking in the color of white.

What Is White Coffee?

White coffee is colored into a nice piece of light creamy caramel shade of brown coffee. Gaining popularity worldwide, it has this unique creamy flavor and splendid aroma that would linger in your memory. A regular drink in Malaysia, it has shared history in their market success.

What Is The Difference Between White Coffee And Black Coffee?

What Is The Difference Between White Coffee And Black Coffee?
  • The roasting process of black and white coffee is totally different. While black coffee is roasted in very high temperature with caramel, white coffee, on the other hand, are roasted with very low temperature with an estimate of 2-3 times of the time needed to roast a black coffee.
  • Black coffee is being mixed with margarine and sugar during roasting while white coffee only uses margarine.
  • Black coffee brings a bit of bitterness to your palate, an acidic, dark and thick flavor which is exactly the opposite of white coffee.

What Are The Health Benefits Of White Coffee?

Caffeine helps you out with your adrenaline levels in your blood. Drinking one cup of coffee for breakfast will be excellent for your health.

What Are The Health Benefits Of White Coffee?

The following are the many things white coffee can give you:

  • It can reduce chances of cancer and stroke.
  • It helps you out with weight loss and burns fat.
  • Helps with your physical performances.
  • Prevents memory loss and smoothens skin.
  • Makes you stay alert, focused and prevents dizziness.
  • It protects your body and your brain.
  • It helps you feel brighter when suffering depression.
  • Lowers risk of type 2 diabetes.

How Do You Make White Coffee?

Making white coffee is simple. It’s different from black coffee but they are still as easy as pie on a mini dish beside your well-done coffee!

Here are the two easy and simple steps:

Step 1

Take seven tablespoons of white coffee into your coffee machine or brewer’s filter. If seven is too much for the filter, reduce the amount of tablespoons.

Step 2

Use a full pot of fresh, clean water, and brew them together.

Disadvantages Of Coffee Intake

We already know the health benefits of drinking white coffee. However, there would be corresponding disadvantages when taken in different conditions.

Disadvantages Of Coffee Intake
  • Caffeine may raise blood pressure, therefore people who have regular high-blood pressure must limit intake or none at all.
  • For a healthy adult, the safe amount of coffee intake is 400 mg/day. Taking in more than that may create complications.
  • Drinking too much coffee can cause a headache but if your body is already used to it, there is a possibility that you can already tolerate it. By the time you withdraw intake, the same headache will occur again.
  • Coffee intolerance. Certain people cannot contain high intake of caffeine and results to overdose. They easily get confused and would experience deliriums.
  • It is not advisable for those who have acid reflux to take coffee. Caffeine affects the amount of acid in your stomach and may result in heart burns.
  • Causes palpitations and difficulty in breathing.
  • The risk to pregnant women. It would slow down the growth of the fetus and most likely lead to miscarriage.

Please be reminded that above conditions can be prevented. If you think you have them, you must be responsible enough to control your intakes. Coffee is good for your body but anything in excess would always bring no good.

Other Meaning Of “White Coffee” Around The World

Although we already know what white coffee means, there are certain areas who have a different concept when it comes to the term white coffee. Therefore, I find it essential that you would know to avoid confusion especially when you are a frequent traveler.

Other Meaning Of “White Coffee” Around The World
  • In Europe, "white coffee" means an ordinary black coffee but preferred to be served with cream and sugar.
  • In the Western world, they may refer to this as regular black coffee but with milk on it. They may also call it "light coffee".
  • In Lebanon, "white coffee" is made of orange blossom water and ordinary water. It does not have any caffeine content.

Just making sure you get your real coffee desire, take note of the above terms and meanings.

After all, is everything clear now with white coffee? Are you willing to make it a new favorite aside from your usual espresso? There is so many kinds of coffee to taste and white coffee is just one of them. 

  • Just remember, caffeine is good for our health as long as you will not drink too much. A sincere tip, from a friend!

Write your comments and questions here or you may share your favorite kind of coffee.

White Coffee: What Is This Delightful Beverage?
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There’s nothing in this world that excites me more other than cooking. From appetizers to desserts, since then, I’ve always been passionate on making foods.

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