Bubble Tea

Bubble Tea

I love bubble tea, but it can be expensive to buy in a store. Bubble tea is also hard to make at home because the tapioca pearls are difficult to cook and they need to be refrigerated for several hours. After lots of trial and error I’ve finally found an easy way that anyone can make bubble tea in their own kitchen! It’s so simple you’ll never go back to buying it again! If you like boba milk tea or any other flavor, this recipe will quickly become your favorite drink ever! Enjoy!!

prep: 5 mins cook: 1 hr 15 mins total: 1 hr 20 mins Servings: 2 Yield: 2 drinks


2 cups ice

1 cup milk

1 cup large tapioca pearls

3 tablespoons honey, or to taste

1 cup chai tea mix


Fill a saucepan about halfway with water, and bring to a boil. Add the tapioca pearls, and return to a boil. Stir to make sure they do not start to stick together or to the pot. Cover, and simmer over medium heat for 45 minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand for 30 minutes, then rinse and drain. The pearls should be squishy and black. Stir some of the honey into the pearls so they are coated.

Place the milk, any remaining honey, tea mix, and ice into the container of a blender. Cover, and blend to your desired slushiness. Pour the tea into two large glasses. Spoon half of the tapioca pearls into each glass. If you can find extra wide straws, place one into each drink to suck up the pearls and chew on them while you are drinking.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 573 calories; protein 6.4g; carbohydrates 130.5g; fat 5g; cholesterol 11mg; sodium 91.6mg.

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