Learn how to make a comforting rose milk tea that is perfect for the colder weather. This beverage is smooth and creamy yet refreshing with its floral tones. Adding tapioca pearls will make this into a trendy boba tea. Makes 2 servings.
Boil 2 cups of water. Add the flower buds to the boiled water. Allow this to brew for 5-8 minutes. For a stronger flavour, allow this to brew for longer or add more dried buds.
Meanwhile, add the tapioca pearls with 3 tsp sugar to a pot of hot water and boil for 5 minutes. Alternatively, until the boba pearls begin to float above the water.
Add the oolong tea to the same pot. Let this brew together for an additional 2-3 minutes before adding 2 tsp sugar.
Pour in the milk and let this sit for a while.
Remove the loose leaves and flower buds. Then add the tapioca pearls
Decorate with rose petals from the buds and serve hot.
Simply remove the tapioca pearls to make a regular rose tea with milk.If you are serving the drink cold, leave the tea and rosebuds in. This will allow the beverage to better infuse for a stronger flavour. A creamer can be used instead of milk. This will give you a creamier and sweeter drink.
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