If you happened to miss the bubble tea craze a few years ago, no worries. It’s popularity is surging once again. And you don’t even have to leave your house to enjoy it– more and more people are making their own at home.
It’s not hard to do, and once you master preparing your tapioca pearls, the possibilities are endless. Make your bubble tea with milk, fruit, or Teami Matcha, and have fun with colored straws and glasses. Enjoy it on your own or serve it up at a party or gathering, and get creative with how you present it.
We’ve put together seven recipes that are creative ways to make your own bubble tea for any occasion. If the recipe calls for prepared boba, you can find a simple recipe for how to prepare the basic black boba tapioca pearls from Food52 here, and also at the end of this article.