Vietnam Runs on Coffee

Coffee is a favorite among Vietnamese people.

Coffee shops come in various sizes from the Vietnamese equivalent of Starbucks to the coffee vendor on the street with plastic stools.

Many countries around the world enjoy Vietnamese coffee. Today Vietnam is the world’s second largest exporter, and the coffee industry employs over 2 million people.

Traditional Vietnamese coffee is a unique way to enjoy your daily pick-me-up. Called “Ca phe sua da,” a typical glass of regular Vietnamese coffee contains dark roast coffee (like French roast) and sweetened condensed milk.

For all the coffee lovers out there, we found an easy tutorial on how to make Vietnamese coffee.

You will need:

  • Dark Roast Coffee (like French Roast)
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Vietnamese Style Single Cup Coffee Filter
  • Hot Water

Note: Using dark roast coffee from Vietnam would be best. One popular brand is called Trung-Nguyen. You could look for it at a local Asian market. You can find a Vietnamese style coffee filter on Amazon or you could look at your local Asian market. Typically they are no more than $10 for a basic filter.

Watch this video about how to make a cup of Vietnamese coffee. For those who love a good iced coffee, this method also works—just add ice.

As you enjoy your cup of Vietnamese coffee, take a moment to pray for the peoples of Vietnam. For more information on the peoples of Vietnam, visit, the official site of our Secret Church 15 prayer focus.

How to Make Vietnamese Coffee

This video was created by Hit the High Beam. Pray For Vietnam is in no way affiliated with the producers of this video.