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Simple Bubble Tea


"Popular Asian tea drink."
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1 h 10 m servings 217 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 12-ounce servings)

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  1. Bring water to a boil in a pot, add tapioca pearls, and cover pot. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes. Drain pearls and set aside.
  2. Pour brewed tea, condensed milk, and sugar into a pitcher; stir to dissolve sugar. Refrigerate tea mixture until chilled, about 1 hour.
  3. Scoop tapioca pearls into 4 large glasses, about 2 tablespoons each. Fill each glass with tea mixture; top with ice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 217 calories; 1.7 g fat; 49.3 g carbohydrates; 1.6 g protein; 7 mg cholesterol; 44 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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1.19.17 I’ve never had bubble tea before, so I Googled Quick Cooking Pearl Tapioca, and Minute Maid® (which I had on hand) came up, so that’s what I used. The tapioca congealed into clumps in ...

I make a simple syrup (boiling 1 to 1 cup of white sugar and water) to put the pearls in as they cool. You add the soaked pearls and some of the syrup to the tea and condensed milk for a smoothe...