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If you are looking for something refreshing and crazy delicious at the same time, this Thai Iced Tea is for you. It's flavored with anise, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and more! | cookingtheglobe.com

Thai Iced Tea

Black tea, coconut cream, anise, vanilla, cloves, cinnamon, and ginger mixed together to create the ultimate summer drink!
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 396kcal
Author CookingTheGlobe


  • 4 cups water
  • 2 star anise + more for garnish
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cloves whole
  • ½ cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons loose black tea , or 1-2 tea bags
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup coconut cream , coconut milk, or sweetened condensed milk (exclude sugar in this case)


  • Bring water, anise, vanilla, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, and tea to a boil in a large saucepan. Continue boiling for 2-3 minutes, then remove from heat.
  • Strain the tea through a fine mesh strainer. Add the sugar and stir. Let cool and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • To serve, pour some tea into a glass, top with ¼ cup coconut milk or any other product you are using, and garnish with the star anise. Add some ice if you want to. Enjoy!


Adapted from Tea: More Than 80 Delicious Recipes by Sarina Jacobson


Calories: 396kcal