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Lavender milk tea with boba in a glass with a straw.
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Lavender Milk Tea

This refreshing, iced lavender milk tea is the perfect pick-me-up or feel-good treat! Earl Grey tea is infused with lavender leaves, then topped with almond milk and ice.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cooling Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Asian, Vegan
Diet: Low Fat, Low Lactose, Low Salt, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 3 glasses
Calories: 129kcal
Author: Anjali Shah

Ingredients

  • 3 Earl Grey tea bags
  • ½ cup tapioca pearls
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp dried lavender flowers
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 cup ice

Instructions

  • Simmer 2 cups of water, remove from the heat.
  • Add the loose lavender flowers to a tea infuser and place in the hot water along with the tea bags, steep for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the tea bags and tea infuser and allow the tea to come to room temperature.
  • While the tea is cooling bring a small pot of water to a boil, add the tapioca pearls reduce heat and simmer for 5-6 minutes.
  • Strain the pearls, add to a small bowl, and stir through the brown sugar. Set aside and cool completely.
  • Evenly divide the soaked tapioca pearls and syrup between two glasses.
  • Divide the ice between the glasses and top with the steeped tea and finish off with almond milk.
  • Stir and serve immediately.

Video

https://youtu.be/BrFBBJLXEWg

Notes

  • Cook and soak the tapioca pearls when needed.
  • Adding ice to the drink makes it lovely and chilled.
  • Any sugar, maple syrup or honey can be used to sweeten this drink.
  • Any plant based milk will work in this recipe.
  • Make sure to use culinary grade dried lavender flowers.
  • This recipe makes either 3 smaller glasses or 2 larger glasses of boba tea. Nutritional information calculated based on 3 glasses as the total # of servings.

Nutrition

Serving: 1glass | Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 0.3g | Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 9g