how to make milk tea like boba shops

how to make milk tea like boba shops

How To Make Milk Tea Like Boba Shops

Are you a fan of boba tea? Want to learn how to make it yourself? With a few simple steps, you can make a delicious cup of boba tea at home. Here’s everything you need to know about making milk tea like boba shops.

Ingredients Needed

To make a delicious cup of boba tea, you will need the following ingredients:

  • Black tea (such as Earl Grey or English Breakfast)
  • Milk (such as almond, oat, or soy)
  • Sugar (such as simple syrup, honey, or agave)
  • Boba (tapioca pearls)


  1. Boil 8 cups of water in a pot.
  2. Add 4 tea bags or 6 teaspoons of loose leaf tea to the pot and let steep for 5 minutes.
  3. Add 1/2 cup of sugar and stir until it dissolves completely.
  4. Add 2 cups of your preferred milk, stir and let simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.
  6. Add 1/2 cup of boba pearls to a separate pot of water and bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat and let simmer for 8 minutes until the pearls are cooked and soften.
  8. Drain the boba pearls and rinse with cold water.
  9. Fill glasses with desired amount of boba pearls and pour the tea over it.
  10. Serve and enjoy!


Now you know how to make a delicious cup of boba tea like your favorite boba shop. Get creative and experiment with different types of teas and milks to add unique flavors. Enjoy your freshly made cup of boba tea!


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