Step 6: Serve!

When you serve this drink, serve it HOT! It's so much better that way. Try to drink it fast since it tends to go cold rather quickly. It tastes great though and so far, the only way I've found to really mess it up is to make it too sweet.

This recipe makes 1-2 servings depending on how many glasses you measure out. If you cannot smell the tea when you are making a bigger batch, just toss in another teabag until you can smell the tea rising up. Remember that if you can smell the tea rising above the milk when you smell the pot, it's steeped and perfect.

I hope you enjoy this drink and leave me a comment telling me what you think of it. If you make any modifications, let me know! I bet if you added a subtle fruit taste to it, it'd probably be dynamite too. Experiment and enjoy. Yum!
<p>If you're in the Philippines, you might want to try different milk tea flavors at http://iloveserenitea.com/</p>
<p>If you're in the Philippines, you might want to try different milk tea flavors at https://www.instructables.com/id/Delicious-sweet-milk-tea/</p>
It's really good and your instructions were clear and easy to follow. I usually get this drink at a cafe by my house and I was trying to find out how I can make it on my own without all the strange &quot;condensed milk&quot; instructions and such. I'm mildly lactose intolerant so I used Lactaid instead of milk and it worked just fine! Thanks for posting it, it was great! Oh, also, once it cooled down I added ice and tasted great cold! Nice and refreshing for a hot day.
I'm from the deep south, And never understood the concept of hot tea. Well, we drink ice sweet tea, just trying to stop drinking coffee too. Ive tried it hot just thought it was terrible, nobody ever mentioned making it With the milk! I thought you added milk after it was done! LoL! Haven't tried it yet, But Sounds totally different! (I liked All your instructions btw!)?
I have always thought that milk tea is about pouring some milk into your cup after it is served. But, it wasn't delicious enough and made me think that there has to be some more to it... tea and milk are my favorite liquids after all:)<br>So, anyway I just signed up to tell you, thanks for the recipe!
I'm so glad I found your recipe! Green milk tea is mentioned several times in a book I recently read called &quot;Three Cups of Tea&quot; and I have been wanting to try it ever since I finished the book! This was delicious, thanks for posting it!
If your feeling kinda bored of this tea then add a few small pieces of crushed ginger to get an awesome strong taste. M not joking m n Indian. lol
&nbsp;exelent!!! good drink for mornings when you need something refreshing with a lleeetle bit of caffine
I put a black tea bag or two in my cup, and just a little bit of boiling water,maybe 1/4 of the way full? then pour in milk that I've warmed up in the microwave. Let it steep, stir in honey insted of sugar, add a little vanilla extract, cinnamon, and powdered nutmeg.It's kind of like Chai then. The ground spices do want to settle, so I don't drink the last sip. A little more work, a different drink. Your milk tea sounds good just like it is...I'm going to try some.And I squeeze my teabags the same way you do!
I made this using the microwave to heat the milk. It was still really good but I definitely need to try it the way it is here, because the milk cooled somewhat so the tea flavor wasn't all that strong. Has anyone tried making this by pouring milk into freshly made tea (steeped in water)? I saw some recipes like that on other sites.
Love this stuff. I travel to Taiwan regularly where I live off of milk black tea. They use Assam tea there. It's good and strong with an excellent flavor. Here in the states I use Trader Joe's Irish breakfast tea, which is 100% Assam tea. Perfect for milk tea. I've tried Twinings Irish breakfast tea but it's not as strong as the Trader Joe's.
Oooh, I'll look into that. There's a Trader Joe's right by my house. I'll definitely try it out.

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