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Thai Iced Coffee Recipe

5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Asian, Thai
Servings 4 people
Calories 200 kcal


  • 4 cups double strength brewed coffee
  • 2 cups half & half or heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 cardamom pods or 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • ice


  • Smash the cardamom pods to release its flavor and aroma. You can do this with your mortar & pestle - just gently tap the pods until the outer shell is cracked. If you don't have a mortar & pestle, place the pods on a cutting board and with a heavy chef's knife, use the bottom of the handle to smash the pod.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, bring half-and-half or cream, sugar and cardamom pods to a simmer, turn off the heat and allow to steep for 15 minutes. Remove the cardamom pods then add the almond extract.
  • Fill 4 tall glasses to the brim with ice. Divide the flavored half-and-half or cream between each of the 4 glasses. Then slowly pour the coffee into each glass.


Calories: 200kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 4gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 55mgPotassium: 290mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 428IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 138mgIron: 1mg
Keyword beverage, coffee, drink
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