Blueberry Ginseng Bubble Tea

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Blueberry Ginseng Bubble Tea

Make bubble tea at home with steeped tea, simple syrup and black tapioca pearls (boba).


  • 4 bags - Tetley Green Tea Bags
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) black tapioca pearls (boba) 
  • Milk, sweetened condensed milk or almond milk (optional) 
  • 1 cup (250 mL) ice
  • Simple Syrup:
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar 
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) water 



Steep Blueberry Ginseng Tea bags in 3 cups (750 mL) boiling water for 3 minutes. Remove tea bags and let cool. Refrigerate until cold.  

Simple Syrup: In saucepan, bring sugar and water to boil over medium heat; boil for 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Let cool and set aside.

Divide steeped tea between two tall glasses. Add 1/4 cup (60 mL) black tapioca pearls (boba) and 2 tbsp (30 mL) simple syrup to each glass. (Refrigerate remaining syrup in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.) 

For milky bubble tea, add desired amount of milk, sweetened condensed milk or almond milk. Top with ice.

Purchase ready-to-use black tapioca pearls (boba) online or in specialty stores. 

To make your own boba: Bring 3 cups (750 mL) water to boil over medium-high heat; stir in 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried black tapioca pearls. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 to 18 minutes; remove from heat and let stand for 15 minutes. Add boba to simple syrup and let cool. 

Increase recipe as desired. 

Try this bubble tea recipe at home with steeped green tea, simple syrup and black tapioca pearls (boba).

Prep Time: 5 minutes 
Cook Time: 5 minutes 
Total Time: 15 minutes 
Serves: 2

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