Bubble tea has taken the world by storm. While most shops are serving powdered tea mixed with flavours, you can certainly upgrade your bubble tea and still have lots of fun drinking it!Makes 6 to 10 servings 1 cup tapioca pearls (see Note) 6 to 8 cups water 1 cup sugar to taste
Bring water to boil in a large pot. Add tapioca.
Cover and boil 25 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand 25 minutes. Drain and rinse the tapioca. Cover with sugar.
Note: Tapioca pearls are available at many Asian markets.(We will be selling them soon. Email us if you are interested)
PEARL MILK TEA 1 cup brewed green or black tea, cooled Sugar to taste 2 tablespoons milk, soy milk or nondairy creamer 1 cup ice 1/4 cup tapioca pearls, cooked
Mix all ingredients except tapioca in a container with a lid. Shake until well-blended.
Add tapioca and ice to a separate cup, pour in tea and serve with a straw that is large enough for pearls to fit through. Refrigerate leftovers.
Variations: To make bubble tea, add 2 tablespoons fruit flavoring (in syrup or juice form) to above recipe. Milk can be omitted if desired. To make fresh-fruit bubble tea, add 1 cup crushed or minced fresh fruit to pearl milk tea. Milk may be omitted if desired.