Voisilmäkahvi, or "Butter Eye Coffee," is a traditional Finnish coffee drink that combines the rich, comforting flavors of coffee with a unique twist—a dollop of butter. This combination creates a smooth, velvety texture and adds a rich, creamy taste to the coffee, providing an energy boost and a delightful taste experience.

Glass Type: Mug


  • 8 ounces (about 240 ml) of freshly brewed coffee
  • 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter (preferably grass-fed for the best flavor)
  • Optional: sugar or sweetener to taste


  • Brew a strong cup of your favorite coffee.
  • While the coffee is hot, add a tablespoon of unsalted butter to the cup.
  • Stir the coffee and butter together until the butter is completely melted and mixed in, creating a creamy, homogenous drink.
  • Taste and add sugar or sweetener if desired.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy the unique, creamy flavor of Voisilmäkahvi.

Did You Know?

  • The tradition of adding butter to coffee has roots in various cultures and has gained popularity worldwide for its supposed health benefits, including sustained energy and improved mental clarity.
  • Voisilmäkahvi translates to "butter eye coffee" in Finnish, referring to the dollop of butter that melts into the coffee, resembling an eye.
  • This drink is part of a broader trend of incorporating healthy fats into coffee, such as the keto-friendly "Bulletproof Coffee" made with butter and MCT oil.