Thai Iced Coffee Recipe

Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 5 mins plus chilling and freezing time. | Active Time: | Makes: 1 cup

The perfect accompaniment to Pad Thai or another spicy Thai dish. Decaf works fine for an after dinner treat.

  • 1 Cup strong coffee
  • 2-4 Tablespoons sugar
  • ½ Teaspoon cardamom
  • Whole milk, heavy cream or half-and-half
  • ¼ Teaspoon of vanilla extract or almond extract.
  • A dash of cinnamon and coriander
  1. Add sugar, vanilla and spices to the hot coffee. Taste for sweetness and add sugar and spices if needed.
  2. Pour coffee in to two or more sections of an ice cube tray and place in freezer. Place the remainder of the spiced coffee in the refrigerator.
  3. Once coffee has frozen and chilled, place the ice cubes in a tall glass and pour coffee over. To create a “layered effect,”float a spoon on top of the coffee and pour milk into spoon until it overflows to the desired level.
  4. Serve with a straw and enjoy!

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