Milk tea is a very sweet tea that is often used in Boba. Boba is a drink consisting of tea and balls of tapioca and honey. This instructable, however, will only tell you how to make the tea. I will hopefully update it as soon as I can procure adequate tapioca balls to make the boba.

You can find some supplies such as flavor powders and tapioca balls at the Bubble Tea Supply website.

Step 1: Gather Materials

For this instructable you will need the following:
-3/4 Black Tea
-5 Tablespoons of Sugar Syrup (More or less to taste)
-A Little Less than 2 Cups of Ice Cubes
-1/2 Cup of Milk (More or less to taste)
-A blender
-Various Measuring Utensils

For the sugar syrup you will need 1 cup of water and 1/2 cup of white and 1/2 cup of brown sugar.

Do not worry, I will tell you how to make the sugar syrup.
so milk and tea
very sugar
Nice recipe, I just tried it with a couple of variations. Instead of the sugar syrup, I used honey. Then, I only used one tea bag, which I found out was a mistake; there wasn't enough tea flavor (it's good but, it's too subtle for what I want). I'll try two tea bags next time :) <br>I whipped a ton of air into the mixture, which produces a lot of foam -- I wasn't expecting that at all. I think it's 'cause I used a regular tall blender. The foam is nice though, a happy accident
Hmm....would it be okay to use rice milk..?
Oo magic bullet=)
It's called ''Milky Brew''.
Mmm...This is good!<br /> <br /> <br /> Hey, where'd it all go?&nbsp;
Oh no!&nbsp;Did the Easter bunny steal it?<br /> <div id="refHTML">&nbsp;</div>
&nbsp;Black tea is just the plain, regular kind of tea, right?<br />
Yes, similar to English Breakfast Tea. <br /> <div id="refHTML">&nbsp;</div>
MAGIC&nbsp;BULLET&nbsp;FTW!<br />
This is a very good Instructable, and is something I plan on making. (And can...)<br />
Thanks. Poe is one of the best poets, isn't he?<br /> <div id="refHTML">&nbsp;</div>
I LOVE drinking taro bubble tea at Jen Cafe on Newport place, China Town , London. I make a mango version at home and the brand of tapioca pearls I use is manufactured by WuFuYuan (www.wufuyuan.net). Hope this is of some help.
That sounds delicious! I've tried a mango boba slush at the Lollicup in my town. I've been having difficulty finding a recipe for the regular tea. Would you mind posting the recipe for your mango boba tea?
I like taro, too! I found a place, bubble tea supply, that sells powder and tapioca. The tapioca is about $4 per pound.
How much milk?!
'For this instructable you will need the following:<br/>-3/4 Black Tea<br/>-5 Tablespoons of Sugar Syrup (More or less to taste)<br/>-A Little Less than 2 Cups of Ice Cubes<br/><strong>-1/2 Cup of Milk (More or less to taste)</strong><br/>-A blender<br/>-Various Measuring Utensils'<br/>
looks good, I'll have to make it sometime
you have a magic bullet too?
Sorta. It's starting to wear out. We use it a lot.
We havent used ours very much, at all... it seemed like a good idea to get it at the time...
I found this link for supplies &lt;a rel=&quot;nofollow&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bubbleteasupply.com/store/store.php3&quot;&gt;http://www.bubbleteasupply.com/store/store.php3&lt;/a&gt;&lt;br/&gt;<br/>
I found that site almost exactly a year ago, though it'd probably be a good idea to put a link in there somewhere.
Mmmm this recipe is delicious, I just made some! Thanks!
hmm... nice and the syrup might be useful in other drinks too. is there a way to flavor the syrup?
Maybe by boiling something else with the sugar and more sugar, but it has a pretty strong flavor, being a 1 to 1 ratio of sugar to water.
boiling something... like boil 1/3 grapes, 1/3 sugar, 1/3 water? the grapes might make it watery, and i was thinking that it would be SOOOOOO easy if i just put flavor in corn syrup. after all, corn syrup is mostly sugar water (i think) one sec, lemme go check... well, i just checked trhe label. it is very NOT helpful. it said light cornsyrup is made with light cornsyrup,highfructose cornsyrup, sugar, and real vanilla. well i guess i could use it to get the syrup consistancy...
I wouldn't do a third, and boiling stuff doesn't usually give flavor. I was thinking just adding a packet of a kind of tea or something, but I don't know how well that would work. Like I said, the flavor of sugar is pretty strong, especially in such quantities as to make the water a syrupy consistency.
Kool-Aid powder and corn syrup! Or my Mango Iced Tea powder and corn syrup!
hmmm........ well i dont know what to say. try again later (brain fried)
my aunt works in a place that sells bubble tea only! It taste so awesome! :D Also, I have tried this before, it tastes really good
is sugar syrup the same thing as maple syrup?
No. It has no maple flavouring. It consists of, as the instructable says, 1/4 white sugar, 1/4 brown sugar, and 1/2 water that has been cooked in a pan for awhile.
i like boba :)
NICE FIND i love this drink! thanks
Mmmmm.... Kirkland Signature milk. I love Costco.
The best kind there is!
It's Bubble Tea!!! (Without the bubbles, of course) Man, I've only ever bought the stuff, but it's nectar of the gods.
Indeed it is nectar of the gods! I need to find some of the 1/4" tapioca balls for the boba; I have recipes for lots of weird stuff, but I don't have the ingredients : (
Magic Bullet rocks! ;P
Yes, especially ones that are on sale for 1/3 the original price! +P
Nice! How/Where did you got it on sale for 1/3 of the original price?
My mum had a 20% off coupon, and it was already on sale (I don't know why they let us use the coupon...).

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