The fast-growing drink trend, called “boba,” that originated in small tea shops from Taiwan during the 1980s has made its way across the Pacific Ocean to America and is gaining popularity rapidly.
The boba (aka the tiny, chewy black balls at the bottom of the drink) is made from tapioca, which is a gluten-free starch extracted from the root of a cassava plant. The actual drink is made from a tea base mixed with milk and flavoring. source
Are you a coffee lover? Do you want drink coffee milk with chewy texture in it? You can trying this recipe at home. Try this simple boba pearl coffee milk, which is consist of coffee, milk, palm sugar syrup, and boba pearls in it.
Keyword boba, coffee, milk, pearl
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 glasses
- Cook raw boba pearl according to package direction. Set aside. Or you can use ready to eat boba pearl.
- In a small saucepan bring to boil palm sugar and water until all palm sugar has been dissolved and the texture is syrupy. Turn off the heat and let cool at room temperature.
- In a glass add 1,5 tbsp boba pearl. Fill the glass with ice cubes fully. Add 125 ml espresso and half of the palm sugar syrup. Add milk until the glass full.
- Boba pearl coffee milk is ready to serve.