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Thai Iced Tea (Cha Yen)


"A drink that is starting to gain popularity. Almost like a latte but made with tea. My husband loves this."
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20 m servings 159 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 cups)

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  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat and add black tea; let steep about 10 minutes or to desired strength.
  2. Strain tea into a container and discard leaves. Add sugar and evaporated milk; stir until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Fill 2 glasses with ice. Pour tea over ice. Top each glass with 1 1/2 teaspoon milk.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Substitute the 1 tablespoon milk with cream or soy milk if desired.
  • Use crushed ice instead of ice cubes if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 159 calories; 2.6 g fat; 31.8 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g protein; 10 mg cholesterol; 45 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I really like this for an afternoon pick me up. The flavor is great but next time I will add just a bit less sugar, I found it a tad too sweet for my tastes.

5.5.16 The Thai ice tea that I’ve had always has layers of color, dark tea on the bottom, topped with the milk. You stir in the evaporated milk with the sugar on this one, so it’s all one-col...