Dark, rich, and chocolatey, this indulgent cocktail borders on being dessert and is the perfect ending to any meal, especially a Thai one! If you haven't seen my classic Thai iced coffee recipe yet, check that out for a primer and more details on what Thai coffee is all about!
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Here are all the ingredients you'll need to make this recipe. For amounts, check out the full recipe card below.
- Thai coffee beans, you can buy this at many Asian grocery stores, and it will sometimes be called "Oliang Powder".
- Hot water, for brewing coffee
- Coffee liqueur such as Kahlua
- Irish cream liqueur such as Baileys
- Sweetened condensed milk for the optional drizzle.
How to Make Thai Iced Coffee Cocktail
Here are all the steps to make this recipe. If this is your first time, I highly recommend watching the video tutorial to ensure success.
- Combine 4 tablespoon of Thai coffee powder with 1 cup of hot off-the-boil water and steep for 5 minutes. Strain through a fine mesh strainer or coffee filter. Allow to cool completely or chill. For more about Thai coffee brewing method and equipment see my post on Thai Iced Coffee.
- Mix the brewed Thai coffee and coffee liqueur (Kahlua) and pour over an ice-packed glass.
- Gently pour Irish cream liqueur over the top so it cascades down, and finish off with a drizzle of the condensed milk, if desired.
- Serve with a straw and enjoy!
- 2 oz (60 ml) brewed Thai coffee, chilled (see below)
- 1-2 oz (30-60 ml) coffee liqueur such as Kahlua
- About 1 oz (30 ml) Irish cream liqueur such as Baileys
- Sweetened condensed milk, optional for drizzling
Brewed Thai Coffee (makes enough for 3 drinks)
- 4 Tablespoons Thai coffee powder
- 1 cup (250 ml) hot off-the-boil water
To brew the Thai coffee, pour hot water into the coffee powder, then stir and steep for 5 minutes. Strain through a fine mesh strainer or coffee filter. Allow to cool completely and then chill.
To make the cocktail, mix 2 oz of cold black Thai coffee and 1-2 oz of coffee liqueur (depends how strong you want it) and pour over an ice-packed glass.
Gently drizzle the Irish cream liqueur over the top and finish off with a drizzle of the condensed milk, if desired. Serve with a straw and enjoy!