Thai Iced Tea
|1||2-inch cinnamon stick|
|2||blades star anise|
|2||Assam tea bags|
|6||packets Monk Fruit In The Raw®|
|4||tablespoons evaporated milk|
|2||6- to 7-inch cinnamon sticks, optional, for garnish|
In a covered saucepan, bring the water and spices to a boil, then set aside to steep for 10 minutes. Return the pot to the heat and bring the spiced liquid back to a boil. Off the heat, add the tea bags, cover, and steep for 4 minutes. Remove the tea bags and spices. Pour the spiced tea into a heatproof container and cool to room temperature. Cover and chill the tea until cold, 4 to 24 hours.
To serve, fill 2 tall 12-ounce glasses 3/4 full with ice cubes. Divide the chilled tea between the two glasses. Using a tablespoon, gently float 2 tablespoons of the evaporated milk over the tea. If desired, garnish with the cinnamon sticks. Serve immediately, without stirring.
Per serving: 40 calories, 2.5 g fat (1.5 g saturated fat), 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g protein, 0 g dietary fiber, 35 mg sodium.