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This is the perfect Thai iced tea recipe! Find Thai tea leaves at any Asian market. It's so easy to make this refreshing drink...be careful, you may become critical of your favorite Thai restaurant's concoction because you can do it better. Some Thai tea mixes have food coloring in them to make them bright orange and some are labeled as "Thai tea powder", so making it from scratch gives you the best flavor.

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prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
3 hrs 30 mins
total:
3 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 drinks
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place tea leaves in a tea filter bag and secure.

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  • Pour water into a pot and bring to a boil. Add tea bag and sugar. Return to a boil and stir until sugar has dissolved, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow tea to steep for 30 minutes.

  • Discard tea bag. Let tea cool to room temperature. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours, or overnight.

  • Fill 2 glasses 2/3 full of chilled tea. Slowly pour 1/4 cup coconut milk into each glass.

Cook's Notes:

You may use any other kind of creamer, such as coconut cream, regular milk, condensed milk, or a combination of any of these.

Also, play with the sugar level...it can be as sweet or unsweet as you choose.

Add 1/4 cup cooked boba pearls to each glass in step 4, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

373 calories; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 68.3g; fat 12.1g; sodium 22.9mg. Full Nutrition
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