Why is Boba not good for you?

Not only do boba add extra calories, they don’t actually contribute anything in the way of nutrition. Boba are basically all carbs — they lack any minerals or vitamins and contain no fiber. One bubble tea can contain as much as 50 grams of sugar and close to 500 calories.

What is boba drink made of?

Whatever you call it, in its most basic form, the drink consists of black tea, milk, ice, and chewy tapioca pearls, all shaken together like a martini and served with that famously fat straw to accommodate the marbles of tapioca that cluster at the bottom of the cup.

How do you make Boba at home from scratch?

With a little time and effort, you can make warm brown sugar boba from scratch!

  1. Place loose left tea in tea bag or tea strainer.
  2. Pour over 4 cups freshly boiled filtered water.
  3. Let mixture steep for 8-10 minutes. Strain out tea leaves.
  4. Stir in simple syrup.
  5. Let mixture cool. Store in the fridge until cold.

What is the most popular Boba drink?

Black Milk Tea or Hong Kong Milk Tea

Without a doubt, this is the most popular boba tea flavor. Being the all time classic and one of the first flavors of bubble tea, it’s safe to assume that it’s super easy to create this drink for yourself at home too.

Does Starbucks have boba?

No, Starbucks don’t have bubble tea in their menu. They sells their own brand of various types of tea and beverages. Toppings, known as “pearls”, such as chewy tapioca balls, popping boba, fruit jelly, grass jelly, agar jelly, alovera jelly, sago and puddings are often added.

What Boba should I try?

Best Bubble Tea Flavors for Newbies

The best fruity boba tea to try is mango or strawberry. You can use almost any flavored bubble tea you want. If you don’t have fresh ingredients, try flavoring your regular milk bubble tea with green or black tea base with fruit syrups or powders.

What is the sweetest boba tea?

Thai Tea. Thai tea is sweeping the nation with it’s creamy, sweet uniqueness. The orange color comes from a special kind of tea called Ceylon tea, which is actually one of the most popular bases for iced tea in the world.

What Boba flavor is the best?

Best Bubble Tea Flavors
  • Honeydew. Simply put, there aren’t enough opportunities in the drinks realm to enjoy the melon-y flavor of honeydew.
  • Matcha. On top of the many health benefits of matcha, the Chinese green tea offers great color and flavor.
  • Lychee. The sweet Asian fruit was built for a refreshing boba.
  • Jasmine.

What is the brown boba tea called?

The dark colored tapioca pearls that are a popular choice for bubble tea drinks are called black bobas. They are made in the same way that clear bobas are, except with the addition of caramel coloring or brown sugar to give them their dark color.