Russian Coffee Frappé

An ice coffee recipe found in “The Story of Coffee and How To Make It” published by The Cheek-Neal Coffee Co in 1925
Russian Coffee Frappé

Wikipedia: Frappé coffee (also Greek frappé or café frappé Greek: φραπές, frapés) is a Greek foam-covered iced coffee drink made from instant coffee (generally, spray-dried). Accidentally invented by a Nescafe representative named Dimitris Vakondios in 1957 in the city of Thessaloniki, it is now the most popular coffee among Greek youth and foreign tourists. It is popular in Greece, and Cyprus, especially during the summer, but has now spread to other countries. The word frappé is French and comes from the verb frapper which means to ‘strike’; in this context, however, in French, when describing a drink, the word frappé means chilled, as with ice cubes in a shaker. The frappé has become a hallmark of post-war outdoor Greek coffee culture.

Since this Russian recipe made with real brewed coffee is from 1925
I guess Mr Nescafe Representative must have simply pretended
to invent the frappé coffee after having stolen it from the Russians
in order to push his useless instant coffee

Winking smile

2 cupfuls freshly made coffee
2 cupfuls freshly made cocoa
1 cupful sugar
1 egg white
1/3 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
Whipped cream
Powdered cinnamon


Pour the scalding coffee over the sugar and salt and blend the coffee cocoa. Chill, add the vanilla and eggwhitawhich has been beaten until light, and freeze, using equal parts of ice and salt. Serve in frappé glasses, garnished wit whipped cream and dusted with cinnamon.