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How to Make Almond Milk Tea (Deliciously Easy to Make)

Do you enjoy almond milk?

More than likely you’re here because you love a delicious glass of almond milk. We do too! Especially this almond milk made from Blue Diamond.

If you’re an almond fanatic like some of our team members are, you’ve come to the right place for the best almond milk bubble tea

This isn’t your normal almond milk tea recipe with a substitute of creamer used in your boba or bubble tea. We’re going to take it up a notch and talk about how we can elevate the almond milk tea for the best taste!

We’ll use a black tea base with premium loose leaf tea, a great house-made syrup, and delicious almond milk. It’s slightly different than usual but we assure you that you’ll like this better.

Give this recipe a try at home! Here’s how to make almond milk tea at home with brown sugar syrup and boba pearls.

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Prep Time

5-7 Minutes

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Cook Time

20-25 Minutes

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Total Time

30-35 Minutes

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1-2 Servings

Ingredients you'll need
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Almond Milk Tea with Brown Sugar

How to Make Almond Milk Tea with Brown Sugar

Step 1

Let’s get started by getting all the ingredients you need. This will be the prepping step! What you’ll need is the following…
A high quality premium loose leaf black tea preferably something like this from Vahdam. It’s actually what we use very often. You’ll also need some brown sugar, be sure you’re not getting the light brown sugar too. Dark brown sugar is the best for a malty taste and aroma.
Taste is super important in any bubble teacup, right?
The last two ingredients you’ll need are your favorite almond milk and boba pearls. If you need a suggestion for what kind of almond milk to get, try this one out. And for your boba pearls, you can buy these online or at your local Asian supermarket.

Step 2

Okay, let’s begin the cooking process.

For this recipe, we will be using an electric water kettle from Aigostar but you can also use a stove if you’d like too. If you’re using a water kettle, fill it up with water to a comfortable amount. And if you’re using a pot like this, go ahead and boil 3 to 4 cups of water. 

Once your water boils, steep 2 tablespoons of your loose black tea leaves for about 3-5 minutes. Then set it aside to cool down to room temperature. 

In another pot, we’ll add 4-5 cups of water and bring it to a boil to cook our boba pearls. For this recipe, we will be using store bought boba pearls like this and following the directions on the packaging. Boil your tapioca pearls until soft and chewy. You’ll know by eating one to test, kind of like testing the texture of pasta.

Step 3

As you’re waiting for everything to cook or boil, let’s grab a mini pot to make our house made brown sugar syrup.

To start, scoop 3-4 tablespoons of dark brown sugar into your mini pot. In addition, add 1-2 tablespoons of water into the mini pot. If you need measuring spoons, this is what we use to be accurate every time!

Over the stove, using low-medium heat, bring your mixture of brown sugar and water to a boil. Be sure to mix often, otherwise, your house made brown sugar syrup will stick to the bottom.

You don’t want it to stick as it’s extremely hard to clean. Seriously.

Once your brown sugar syrup comes to a boil, continue to boil and mix often for another 1-2 minutes. The consistency should be like runny honey (we hope that makes sense). Once you think you have the right consistency, you can set it aside. By now your tea and boba pearls should be ready to go too. 

Step 4

All that’s left is to bring everything together into your favorite cup!

We’ll start with the boba pearls. Strain your boba pearls using a colander with a mesh netting like this. Mesh netting is perfect so that you don’t lose any precious and delicious boba pearls in the process. Then scoop 1/4 cup of the cooked boba pearls into your favorite cup. 

Next, we’ll add the brown sugar syrup mixture you’ve quickly made! Spoon in 1 tablespoon of this into your cup too. Shortly after, you may add a 3/4 cup of your freshly steeped black tea made from premium loose leaf tea. 

And finally! Grab your favorite almond milk or creamer and pour 1/4 cup of it into your favorite cup to top it all off. Now the best part of all, stick that boba straw in your cup and take a sip of your delicious almond milk tea.

We hope you enjoyed this full recipe guide! Please, let us know how it went if you tried this at home, we’d love to know!

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