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How to Make Thai Iced Coffee with 3 Ingredients

This 3-Ingredient Thai Iced Coffee is so simply delicious, right at home. It’s about to become your new favorite coffee drink. 

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It’s surprisingly easy to make strong, sweet, creamy Thai Iced Coffee

Homemade Thai Iced Coffee

This easy Thai Iced Coffee is truly about to blow you away. It’s eye-opening, jaw-dropping delicious. Even we ourselves couldn’t believe how easy it is to create such magic in a cup, with just 3 little ingredients.

I can genuinely go on and on singing the praises of this triumphant Thai Iced Coffee. But I know you’re not really here to hear me sing, so I’ll give you photos and video instead. You’re welcome.

We’ve been long-time fanatics of Thai Iced Coffee. We go weak in the knees at all the Thai restaurants, falling for Thai iced coffee anytime it was on the menu. I’d always say we could share one, but sharing doesn’t typically happen when it comes to Thai iced coffee. Known for its bold, sweet, creamy flavors, this coffee beverage is popular for good reason.

Clearly, we were long overdue for creating our own Thai iced coffee at home. After about 17 cups of trial and tweaking, we zeroed in on just the right amounts and ingredients for the most wondrous cup of Thai Iced Coffee on the planet.

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All the flavors in just 3 ingredients

Here’s all you need to make Thai Iced Coffee:

  • Good, strong, smooth coffee 
  • 1 can of sweetened condensed milk, which is basically just the yummiest combo of milk + sugar
  • Almond extract — though it’s just a teaspoon, this is an essential piece, so don’t skip it
  • A pinch of ground cardamom is optional, but provides a welcoming, aromatic essence

You can either brew strong, bold coffee and let it cool before using, or you use a great cold brew. Most of you know how exciting cold brew is, after its explosion onto the coffee scene several years ago. Cold brew is the magical slow-steep of coffee grounds in cold water that allows for a supremely smooth, rich flavor that you can’t achieve otherwise. It’s unbelievably easy to achieve at home.

Pure, creamy, smooth, rich, amazing bliss awaits your mornings [and afternoons.]

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Thai Iced Coffee, your way.

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Watch: How to make 3-Ingredient Thai Iced Coffee:

So, that 👆🏼 just spoke louder than any words ever could. Every single sip of this Thai iced coffee will absolutely affirm skipping that long Starbucks line.

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3-Ingredient Thai Iced Coffee Recipe

5 from 11 ratings
This 3-Ingredient Thai Iced Coffee is so simply delicious, right at home. This strong, creamy drink about to become your new favorite coffee beverage. 
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Servings: 4


  • 4 cups bold, strong coffee, cooled to room temperature (I use cold brew)
  • 1 can, 14 oz sweetened condensed milk, slightly warm
  • 1 tsp pure almond extract
  • Optional: 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom and ice cubes


  • Combine: in a pitcher, add coffee, sweetened condensed milk, and almond extract. Stir well. If desired, add ground cardamom and stir.
  • Serve: Pour into 4 glasses filled with ice. Stir and serve immediately.


Feel free to use desired amount of sweetened condensed milk to taste. If reducing condensed milk for less sweetness, try replacing with some heavy cream or evaporated milk to retain creaminess.  
Serving ideas: top off with fresh whipped cream for a refreshing coffee treat. For an after-dinner coffee dessert, try adding a splash of Irish cream or Kahlua. 
If you enjoyed this recipe, please come back and give it a rating ♡


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 46.9g | Protein: 7.1g | Fat: 7.5g | Saturated Fat: 4.7g | Cholesterol: 29.2mg | Sodium: 114mg | Sugar: 46.9g
Course: beverage, drink
Cuisine: Thai
Method: mix

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    • Aditi

    Your picture is drool-worthy! This looks simple enough and I like how easy it is to source from Target!

    • hillcitybride

    That looks better than the kind you can get in a coffee shop. You did a great job – I need to test it out myself. Yum!

    • Nati

    I am not that much of a cofee drinker, but this recipe of yours definitely tempts me! I will try it out!

    • sue

    This look so delicious. I love a good iced coffee so I can’t wait to try this.

    • Ithfifi Williams / IthinityBeauty

    Oh yum these really do look delicious! I’m not the biggest fan of coffee/iced coffee but they are amazing during the summer months, it would be great to make iced coffee at home!

    • Alison Rost

    That’s one lovely iced coffee! I’d love to try this one especially since it takes only three ingredients to make, definitely a good way to start your day or keep you cool during afternoons!

    • Shruti

    Yay, this looks so yummm, gonna try this ASAP!

    • Elizabeth O

    This seems like the perfect recipe for a hot summers day. Quick and easy to make too which is just wonderful. It looks delicious.

    • elewandowski00

    Oh my gosh! This looks amazing! I can never the portions right for iced coffee so thank you for sharing!

    • wanderlustbykelley

    Wow this looks so delicious! The perfect way to drink coffee during the spring and summer months, I will be making this 🙂

    • kumamonjeng

    I never tried Thai coffee before even though Thai is just our neighboring country. Glad to find out now and will certainly give it a go!

    • Pujarini Mitra

    This Thai iced coffee looks so delicious. The photos tempt me to try one right away.

    • Kayla

    This looks so yummy! I really love your photographs as well 🙂

    • samemckenna

    Yum and I actually have all those things in the house right now! That never happens!

    • Emily Fata

    This looks like such a yummy drink to have! I’ll have to try making this one myself. 🙂

    • Lee

    I can’t wait to try this! I think it might be a mistake to have coffee this late in the day…but it looks good enough to risk it! YUMM

    • tanviidotcom

    This looks SO good … I feel like having one right now. Lovely pictures as always.


    • Gladys Parker

    This Thai iced coffee looks delicious, the video made me thirsty for a glass of Dunkin right now! This is going on my shopping list.

      • chewoutloud

      So glad you liked the video!!

    • jennmaks

    This looks soooo yum!! I’m drooling!

    • Marilyn Gil

    This looks DELISH! Can’t wait to make this for my sister (she LUVS coffee)!

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