Thai Iced Tea

Find Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk at Walmart, Food Lion and other stores

Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk


  • 4 cups water
  • 8 Tbsp of loose leaf black tea or 8 tea bags
  • 1 pod star anise
  • 4 pods cardamom, gently crushed so seeds are exposed
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk
  • Milk or half and half to top off each glass, optional

A sweet, refreshing, and perfectly spiced tea for any time of day!

You can replace the tea and all the spices with a Thai tea mix. Often sold at Thai or Asian grocery stores as well as online. For the 4 cups of boiling water, use ⅔ cup Thai tea mix, and ½ cup Sweetened Condensed Coconut milk.


  • 15 minutes


  • 4 servings


  1. Boil the 4 cups of water and remove from heat.
  2. Add tea, star anise, cardamom, cinnamon sticks, and vanilla extract to the hot water.
  3. Steep for 5 minutes then strain through a fine mesh sieve and/or cheese cloth. Discard spices and tea.
  4. Stir in the Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk until dissolved. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Fill glasses with ice. Pour the tea over the ice and top with dash of milk if desired.

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