Thai Iced Tea

thai iced tea

Summer is in full swing and we’re getting ready for our first summer vacation. I can’t wait, I’m counting down the days. We’re leaving soon and will be taking an 8 day cruise to the southern part of the Caribbean with Carnival. I just can’t wait to have a break from cooking for my family and cleaning the house for so long.

While we wait, we’re spending afternoons lounging by the pool sipping tea. I’ve made Bubble Tea, Southern Sweet tea, Iced Chai Tea and my husband’s favorite  – Thai Iced Tea. I use to think the only way to get good Thai Tea was to order it at my favorite Thai restaurant, but I’ve recently found out through the ease of Amazon, great Thai tea is something anyone can make at home in no time at all.

I went to Amazon and ordered a Thai Iced Tea Traditional Restaurant Style,16 oz (1LB.).  It has the directions on the bag. Just add the tea leaves to hot water, let it brew, and then strain. If you don’t have a tea strainer, this is the one I use, Teaze Over the Cup Tea Infuser. I just add the sugar and leaves to the infuser, then pour in the hot water. Once it’s done, you place the infuser on top of your glass of ice and out comes the tea. Add a little milk or cream and your Thai Iced Tea is done!

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Yield: Serves 4

Thai Iced Tea

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4 tablespoons Thai Iced Tea Traditional Restaurant Style
2 tablespoons sugar, or more to taste
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup milk or cream


Add boiling water to tea leaves and sugar. Let steep for 5 minutes and strain tea over ice.

Add milk or cream and serve.

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