Viennese Coffee

Viennese style coffee

There are many types of coffee drinks with specific country’s style. Italian espresso, Americano or Turkish coffee and many other coffee drinks that are prepared in a special style and offer a unique experience of coffee for everyone.

There is another type of coffee which is one of the best options for coffee lovers with sweet tooth. Also, it is a cozy, creamy coffee that can be a good option for a cold evening. It is called “Viennese coffee”.

Let’s check out this fancy coffee and the easiest Viennese coffee recipe to try at home!

Einspänner coffee

Some regions have a charming history with coffee. Vienna is surely one of them. Firstly, Coffee became a part of Vienna’s culture when the Turks tried to capture the city. During 1683, the Austrians finally chased off the invaders from their country, who left bags of coffee beans behind, amazingly introducing Vienna to coffee.

What is Viennese style coffee?

After the charming history with coffee, “Einspänner” or “Viennese” coffee became popular among coffee lovers from all around the world. This coffee is made from espresso, syrup and whipped cream. Even though the appearance and the ingredients are very similar to mocha, it has a unique style.

So, in order to learn everything from this coffee, let’s check out how to make Viennese coffee first.


  • One shot of espresso
  • 2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1/3 cup of whipped cream

Viennese coffee


  1. Pour the espresso in a glass. (add extra water desired)
  2. Stir the sugar in the coffee.
  3. Pour the whipped cream gently on the top layer of coffee.
  4. Drizzle the chocolate syrup on top.
  5. Bon appetite!


  • You can use chocolate ganache instead of chocolate syrup.
  • Do not hesitate about adding chocolate! The reason that makes Viennese coffee different from mocha is the large amount of chocolate.
  • Whisking cream yourself rather than getting a packed cream will make a better coffee.

Have you ever tried Viennese coffee recipe? Share your opinion with us in the comments!

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If you're a coffee fanatic who enjoys the first sip of coffee every day, you understand the magical power of good coffee beans. I've been crazy about coffee for a quite long time, and I truly enjoy learning about different types of coffee and all the facts about caffeine. So, I decided to share my experience with you to help you choose coffee beans like a pro and find your favorite type of coffee. Hope you enjoy!

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