Vietnamese Iced Coffee

from ButterYum
makes 8 cups


  • 1 cup ground coffee
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 8 cups water
  • 10 to 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk (start with 10 and add more if you like)
  • ice


  1. Combine coffee, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, and cloves in a bowl; set aside.
  2. In a 4-quart saucepan, bring water to a boil; remove from heat.
  3. Stir coffee and spice mixture into hot water and steep for 10 minutes; strain and discard the coffee grounds.
  4. Stir strained coffee and sweetened condensed milk together and serve over ice (add only 10 ounces of sweetened condensed milk to begin, then add more if you like).