Before we dive into “how to make bubble tea (boba tea)”, lets get to know a little about “what is bubble tea (bobba tea)“. Boba tea is essentially a first based on Taiwanese tea that hails from both Tainan city and Taichung city and has existed since the 1980s. What explicitly distinguishes boba tea from the rest is the fact that it can make way for a string of versatile flavors; because it capitalizes on a some type of tea along with different savors of milk and sugar as the key ingredients, you are free to implement your innovations. The drink is sometimes also referred by a few other names such as tapioca tea, bubble tea and pearl tea depending on the tradition of your country. The toppings of the tea are fundamentally its game-changer; they are usually refereed as pearls and can be comprised of soft and chew-able tapioca balls, also called popping boba or jellies. However, it is the tapioca pearls, curated from the scratch of cassava root, which is addressed as “boba” and hence the name to the beverage. In the following section, we will delineate three boba tea recipes that you can indulge in anywhere, anytime! (Read more)
Chocolate boba tea recipe
This chocolate boba tea recipe is not simply delicious, it is packed with a series of nutrients which when received by your body rejuvenates you from within, satiates your taste buds and leaves you craving for more.
- ½ bar of dark chocolate crushed into bits
- 1 cup of banana milk
- Maple syrup (1 teaspoon)
- Tapioca balls
For this recipe, you will require a glass mason jar and glass bowl
Take the grounded dark chocolate in the glass bowl and heat it in the microwave oven until it melts. Keep stirring it from time to time to ensure that no lumps remain.
Once you have formed the desired texture pour this into the jar and start adding some portions of the milk until its texture starts getting thinner.
Now add the remaining milk with the maple syrup into the jar and then shake them all very well for about a minute and a half.
Let the mixture sit for sometimes before filtering it through a strainer so that the lumps settle at the bottom and the liquid is left with a fine texture.
Pour this mixture into a cup, garnish it with the tapioca balls and you are good to go!
Iced black boba tea recipe
The iced black boba tea recipe is your regular evening tea, but with an interesting twist!
- Black tea
- 3-4 ice cubes
- ½ cup of heavy cream
- 1 cup of water
- 2 tbsps of honey
For this recipe, you will need an electric kettle and milk frother
Prepare the black tea in the electric kettle 2-3 hours before getting started with the boba tea and store it in the refrigerator.
Whip the heavy cream with the milk frother for about 10-15 seconds to arrive at a thick consistency.
Once both of these liquids are prepared, it is now time to arrange them in a glass. First, pour the boba and then the maple syrup and ice on top of it.
Now pour the black tea and let it sit for 5-10 seconds before moving on to the next step.
Add the creamy froth on the top and your beverage is ready to be gorged!
Berry boba tea recipe
What if we told you that you can get both the goodness of berries and the delicious hints of boba fused into one? Well, with this recipe, your vision will turn into reality.
- 1/3rd cup of blueberries and 1/3rd cup of strawberries
- 1 cup of almond milk
- 2 cubes of ice
- Green tea
- 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
You will need a blender and an electric tea
Prepare a cup of green tea without sugar a few hours ahead of time and let is freeze
Now, pour the berries and brown sugar along with the milk and ice together in the blender and churn well until smooth.
Take out the tea from the refrigerator and pour it in a glass along with the mixture from the blender and mix them to bring the beverage in homogeneous form. Start dropping the tapioca balls and they will automatically settle at the bottom.
There you have it; slurp on your berry boba tea now!