• 3/4 cup coffee
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 3/4 tsp agar agar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable or canola oil, kept in the freezer for at least 1 hour


  1. In a saucepan, add coffee and sugar and bring to a boil.
  2. Whisk in the agar agar until dissolved.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool slightly, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  4. Place the cold oil in a glass and place the coffee mixture into a pipette.
  5. Slowly squeeze droplets into the cold oil and let form into spheres.
  6. Leave in the cold oil for about 2 minutes then strain the spheres out of the oil and store in ice water in a sealed container until needed.