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I’ll be the first admit this seems like a total joke of a recipe but after having made it a few times, I’m into it. Is it the cotton candy that makes it so good? Yes and yes.
Instead of boring ole sugar, I’m using cotton candy (!!) to sweeten this drink. It’s basically a tea beverage decorated with troll doll hair. Delicious troll doll hair.
Earl Grey Milk. Is it as simple as cold brewing Earl Grey tea in milk? Why, yes, yes it is.
What is Earl Grey?
Earl Grey is a black tea (like Assam or Ceylon) flavored with bergamot, a citrus fruit.
The story goes that a Chinese tea master blended the first Earl Grey for Charles Grey, the second Earl of Grey, as a gift. Lady Grey would serve the tea blend to guests and it became so popular she had it recreated by tea merchants in London.
Imagine how much more popular it would have been if she had the brilliance to serve it with cotton candy. Ha.
Earl Grey Milk with Cotton Candy
- Stir Earl Grey loose tea into a container with 2 cups of milk. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.
- Strain out and discard the leaves.
- Serve either cold or hot topped with a big pile of cotton candy.