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Glass of purple taro milk bubble tea with stainless steel straw on marble trivet

Real Taro Milk Bubble Tea

A simple recipe for taro bubble milk using cooked, mashed taro, rather than the powdered artificial taro flavouring.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 198kcal
Author Michelle


  • 3 tablespoon mashed taro
  • 2-3 tablespoon condensed milk or sweeten to taste
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ - ½ C almond milk or milk of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon purple sweet potato powder for colour, optional
  • ice cubes
  • 1 batch Homemade boba pearls


  • In a high-powered blender, add the mashed, cooked taro, condensed milk, vanilla extract and almond milk (or milk of your choice), along with the purple sweet potato powder (if using). Blend until smooth.
  • Add boba pearls to a drinking glass, fill with ice, and pour the blended taro milk over top.
  • Serve immediately.


Note: this particular version doesn't contain tea, which makes it suitable for kids and those who are sensitive to caffeine.


Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 137mg | Potassium: 416mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 141IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 208mg | Iron: 1mg