Almond Bubble Tea
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Many people , especially young people on the West and East Coast, love Bubble tea or Boba tea and pay a lot for it as they do not know how to make it. Please go to the frozen section at the Asian store and get the 5-minute Boba tea pearls and you can have this every day!. Even a child can make this.
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 2 servings
  • 2 oolong or black teabags
  • 1 cup frozen ready cooked 5-minute Tapioca Pearls (aka bubble or boba tea)*
  • 1½ cup dairy-free original creamer (Loanne used So Delicious Almond Milk Creamer)
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar, or to taste
  • Ice cubes
  1. Place the tea bags in a large mug and pour in 1 cup of boiling water; let steep.
  2. In a small saucepan bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Stir in the tapioca pearls for 5 minutes. Drain well.
  3. Discard the teabags. Mix the tea with the creamer, almond extract, and salt. Stir in the sugar to taste.
  4. Divide the tapioca pearls and almond tea mixture over 2 large, chilled glasses. Stir in ice cubes and serve with a spoon or very large straw to sip the pearls.
*The Go Dairy Free team tested this almond bubble tea with the 5-minute shelf stable tapioca pearls / bubble tea and it worked out great!
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