Bubble Milk Tea (Boba)

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by sarahjmiller

This is a drink I fell in love with early on in life. It's sweetened milk tea with boba which are tapioca balls. Found this one online, I don't remember where but it is very good. Very similar to how you would buy it in a tea shop. This can be made with or without boba and is very good both ways.

Ingredients Nutrition


  • 34 cup brewed tea (I use black but you can use chai or green tea too)
  • 1 cup ice cube
  • 2 tablespoons sugar syrup
  • 12 cup milk
  • 14 cup tapioca (optional)

  • 12 cup granulated sugar
  • 12 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup water


  1. Make the sugar syrup by combining granulated sugar, brown sugar, and water into a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stirring often.
  2. Once mixture begins to simmer remove from heat. Cool and refrigerate until ready to use. Will keep for up to a month in a tightly sealed container.
  3. Once syrup is chilled, combined tea, syrup, milk, and ice in a shaker or blender. I prefer a shaker but if you like blended drinks use a blender.
  4. Shake until completely mixed.
  5. Add tapioca pearls to a tall glass and pour in milk tea.
  6. Use a large straw and enjoy!

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