This blue milk tea recipe is inspired by a spring-feeling Sunday afternoon. After months of cold wind and grey sky the bright and warming sunlight just reminds me spring is right around the corner and there will be color outside again, and of course happiness.
This cute and jolly tea drink is very easy to make. The combination of the blue milk tea and the candy-coated whipped cream is simply delightful. The milk tea itself is light and refreshing, the topping is creamy and sweet. You can enjoy the drink by using a straw or a spoon.
The Milk Tea
The milk tea is made of blue butterfly flower tea, Oolong tea, milk. The flower tea has a neutral earthy taste, the Oolong tea has a floral and sweet taste. These two together with milk create a smooth, soothing and mild taste.
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Oolong ( Black dragon) tea is a traditional semi-oxidized Chinese tea. Each variety of Oolong tea is processed differently, therefore, the flavors and shapes vary. The Oolong I use is Tie Guan Yin, which is a famous type of Oolong tea, it has a natural sweetness and floral aroma, it offers multiple health benefits as well.Golden Moon – Organic Oolong Loose Leaf Tea | Naturally Creamy Texture & Deliciously Smooth Taste | Tie Guan Yin Wulong Tea Variety is Good for Weight Loss | 40 Servings in 3.3 Oz Tea Tin
The Creamy Topping
The topping is made of heavy cream, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and candy sprinkles. This 5 minutes whipped cream by Bake Often is easy and fast, it is perfect for adding the creamy topping for the milk tea.
Blue Butterfly Flower Milk Tea With Candy & Cream On Top
- Dried blue butterfly flowers ( 5 g)
- Oolong tea (5 g)
- Milk (2/3 cup)
- Cold heavy cream (1 cup)
- Powdered sugar (3 tbsp)
- Vanilla extract (1 tsp)
- Candy sprinkles (5 g)
- Boil water ( about 2 cups)
- Brew the Oolong tea in a teapot, set it aside
- Put the dried blue butterfly flower in a glass, add hot water and let it steep for 3 mins
- Pour the blue butterfly flower tea into a glass mug
- Pour the Oolong tea into a glass mug
- Add milk
- In a big glass bowl, add heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla extract
- Whisk till soft peaks form
- Top up the mug with whipped cream
- Add candy sprinkles
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