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Alton Brown's Thai Iced Tea Pops

A Refreshing Sweet Treat for Summer

"Food Network Star" host reveals recipes that will help you beat the heat this summer.
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Turn your favorite tea into iced tea pops. Chef Alton Brown gives the popsicle an upgrade with this Thai twist.


  • 1 quart water
  • 6 family sized black tea bags
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground clove
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Cooking Directions

    Bring the water to a boil in a 2-quart pot over high heat. Cool for 10 minutes. Add the tea bags and steep for 15 minutes. Remove the tea bags and pour the tea into a large pitcher. Add the sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, vanilla, salt, clove, and cardamom and stir until well combined.

    Refrigerate the mixture until to 40 degrees F, approximately 8 hours or overnight.

    Divide the chilled mixture between popsicle mold and freeze until firm, approximately 4 to 8 hours, depending on the size of the molds.

    Yield: 12 pops

    Active Prep Time: 45 minutes

    Cook Time: 15 minutes

    Inactive Cook Time: 12 to 16 hours

    Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown, 2013.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: water, black tea bags, condensed milk

    Course: Dessert, Drinks

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