It’s summer break, which means it’s time to try new tea and coffee recipes! I’d like to try a new one each week this summer, and today was recipe number one.
Today I made my variation of Iced Thai Tea. The original comes from this post, but mine involves just plain, black tea. Authentic Thai tea is a mixture made with black tea, anise, and cardamon, but you can get by with Lipton’s black tea and a dash of cinnamon.
Iced Thai Tea
4 black tea bags
4 cups water
3/4 cups sugar
1 cup half & half
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add 3/4 cups of sugar and 4 bags of tea to the water and let steep for 3 minutes. Let the mixture cool for at least 30 minutes. The longer it cools with the tea bags in it, the better it tastes.
Next, fill 4 glasses with ice. Pour the tea over the ice until the glass is 3/4 full. Add the half & half to the top and serve.
That’s it! Enjoy a cool sip of tea and sit back and enjoy a beautiful May day.