What is bubble tea?
Bubble tea is a cold drink made with tea, milk, sugar, ice, and chewy tapioca balls. It’s basically an iced tea with milk and tapioca balls.
Bubble tea is also called...
Boba Boba tea Boba milk tea Bubble milk tea Pearl milk tea
What are tapioca balls?
The tapioca balls at the bottom of the drink are called boba. It’s made from tapioca starch taken from the cassava root.
How to order bubble tea
First pick your bubble tea on the menu, then the size, sweetness level (percentage from 0%-100%), then toppings (boba counts as toppings).
Make bubble tea at home
It's not as hard as you think to make bubble tea at home. The steps to make the drink are easy.
What kind of tea can be used to make it?
Bubble tea can be made with any kind of tea. Add milk and tapioca balls and it instantly becomes bubble tea!
Make tea, brown sugar syrup, cook tapioca balls, and make cream topping.
Want to try making your own bubble tea at home? See recipe to get detailed steps and more bubble tea tips.