How to Make Bubble Tea Smoothie

How to Make Bubble Tea Smoothie

It’s summertime! June calls for new recipes for drinks and smoothies to quench your thirst. This season is filled with bubble tea smoothies as it is everyone’s heartthrob and also is quite filling! People feel that bubble tea cannot be consumed by those who have become vegan. 

But every non-vegan ingredient can be swapped with a vegan one for those vegan enthusiasts. But, is bubble tea recipe a vegan or a non-vegan one? You can click here and clear your doubts. The consumption of bubble tea triples during this time. You can also enjoy it by making the same at home in a few simple steps. It is super easy to make with a mix of few ingredients along with being completely natural.

The diverse nature of this bubble tea recipe makes it all the more popular. It originated in Taiwan and can be made into a boba milk tea drink to a fruit smoothie and can be the basic plain one too. The main ingredient in this drink is “boba” which are round, gummy, and occasionally fruit flavored spheres that you suck up with a wide-bore straw and which create a very interesting textural drinking experience. Let’s look at the recipe for boba milk tea recipe in three ways.

Bubble Tea Smoothie Recipe

How to Make Bubble Tea Smoothie

How to Make Boba Milk Tea

Tully Zander, the VeganFirstTully Zander
We would be making three different types of homemade boba tea namely: plain, almond milk-based and the fruity one using the fruits of our choice (strawberry and mango). The basic ingredients needed for this are tapioca pearls, Maple syrup, flavored iced tea, lemon, almond milk, mangoes and strawberries.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Recipe
Servings 2
Calories 335 kcal


For the Boba Pearls

  • 1 cup Dried (Boba) Tapioca Pearls
  • 1 & 1/2 tbsp Maple Syrup (check vegan status)

For the Plain Bubble Tea Recipe

  • 1 cup Tea or Flavoured Iced Tea
  • Few qt Lemon Slices
  • Few qt Ice Cubes

For the Almond Milk Bubble Tea Recipe

  • 1 cup Unsweetened Green Tea
  • 1/2 cup Almond Milk (which you can store in these forms)
  • Few qt Ice Cubes

For the Strawberry/ Mango Bubble Tea Recipe

  • 1 cup Fresh Strawberries or Mangoes
  • 1 cup Almond Milk (Know how long this milk lasts in this blog post
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • Few qt Ice Cubes


  • In a large saucepan, take 8 cups of water and boil them over high heat. Add the pearls and stir gently until they begin to float to the top.
  • Lower down the heat and cook for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and the cover. Let this dish or pan sit for another 20 minutes.
  • Drain pearls and transfer them to a small bowl.
  • Fully coat them with maple syrup for that authentic taste. Let it rest for five minutes.
  • Put these pearls in three glasses. Make sure it is done at an equal level.
  • Now for the plain bubble tea recipe, add iced tea and lemon slices in the glass and your plain boba tea is ready!
  • For the almond milk boba tea recipe, add almond milk, tea and ice cubes in the glass. The sugar comes naturally with the tapioca soaked in the maple syrup.
  • For the mango or strawberry smoothie, add fruits, milk, maple syrup and ice in a blender. Keep blending it until you get your desired consistency. Pour this in a glass and it is ready to be devoured!
    strawberry bubble tea recipe


Serving: 2gCalories: 335kcalCarbohydrates: 45gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 45mgSugar: 23gVitamin A: 0IUVitamin C: 0mgCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
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This is the most trusted recipe for all the vegans so that they can also get the satisfaction of having bubble milk tea smoothie. You can make boba milk tea the way you want it to make and enjoy a glass of it in the sun. The day you want something filling, make a smoothie, you can prepare quinoa smoothie with this recipe and banana smoothie with the recipe here.

If you want an appropriate amount of nutrition and proteins, use almond milk and whenever you want to go basic, use the first recipe. Make sure that you don’t add a lot of sugar in this recipe for that additional taste as the tapioca boba seeds is already sweetened due to the maple syrup. 

Follow the basic steps given above to make the best drinks ever!

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