Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

If you happened to watch one of the most famous Kdrama "Squid Game" then you must have recognized this recipe.

Squid Game has been spreading all over the globe like a wildfire and for some of the fans only watching the series wasn't enough πŸ˜‰

There has been a trending Dalgona Candy Challenge going on on TikTok and fans are going crazy!

So we decided to take the challenge to another level and make this sweet candy in the Instant Pot!

Using only 2 ingredients, you can also make this Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy recipe and take a part in the challenge to win the internet.

The Squid Game cookies are vegetarian and vegan and really easy to make using your Instant Pot.

Even if you made a few Instant Pot recipes before, this one is really special and will surprise your family for sure.

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy Recipe Video

What is Dalgona Candy?

The Dalgona Candy has the lion's share in one of the most famous Netflix show Squid Game.

Korean Dalgona Candy is also known as the "Honeycomb toffee" or precisely, λ‹¬κ³ λ‚˜ (it's sweet).

A common street food Korea promoted during the 70s and 80s with a sweet toffee flavor.

If you successfully cut the shape out of it then you win ANOTHER, FREE OF COST!

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

Does it taste like coffee?

You must have confused Dalgona coffee with Dalgona candy.

No, it doesn't take like coffee because it has no coffee in it. It's just a sweet candy πŸ™‚

What do I need to enter the challenge?

Just some sugar and baking soda. Yes, just the two ingredients!

Make it and post the video on Tiktok to have fun with others πŸ™‚

Why add baking soda to Dalgona Candy?

Squid Game Dalgona Candy is whipped with a tad of baking soda so it is puffed up.
Besides, it looks really cute πŸ™‚

Can I make it ahead of time?

Of course, make a second batch and keep it stored in an airtight container.

How to make Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy?

Gather the two MAGICAL ingredients.

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

Saute the Instant Pot to NORMAL for 5 minutes and add sugar (ΒΌ cup or 50 g)

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

Keep stirring until it becomes a thick mixture and then add baking soda (1 tsp or 5 g).

Now stir and stir!

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

The mixture now becomes a thick golden mixture.

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

Now take a silicon mold and quickly transfer the mixture to it.

Use a cutter of different shapes to make it more attractive.

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

Repeat the process and make as many as you want and ace the DALGONA CANDY CHALLENGE. πŸ™‚

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

Please let us know if you made it πŸ™‚

If you need more help - check out the video above.

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Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

Instant Pot Korean Dalgona Candy

Popular street food of Korea needs only 2 ingredients to assemble!
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert, party, Snack
Cuisine: Korean
Keyword: Dalgona, Korean, Squid game
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3


  • Instant Pot
  • Silicone Mold
  • Cutter


  • ΒΌ cup sugar 50 g
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 5 g


  • Turn on the Instant Pot and press "saute".
  • Add sugar and stir for a few minutes until it becomes a thick mixture.
  • Add baking soda and stir well to mix.
  • Pour the mixture into a silicone mold.
  • Make your favorite shape using a cutter.
  • Serve and enjoy πŸ™‚


Calories: 65kcal Carbohydrates: 17g Sodium: 365mg Potassium: 1mg Sugar: 17g Calcium: 1mg Iron: 1mg


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