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Jasmine Milk Tea

Floral, fragrant jasmine green tea sweetened with honey and a little milk.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cooling Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 111kcal
Author Michelle | Sift & Simmer

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon loose leaf jasmine green tea
  • 2 C hot water
  • 1-2 tablespoon honey or sweetener of choice
  • 1 C milk or non-dairy alternative
  • 1 tablespoon dried jasmine flowers optional

For serving:

Instructions

  • Add the loose tea leaves to a large tea pot.
  • Boil the water and cool to 180°F/82°C.
  • Pour the water over the tea leaves and leave to steep for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add honey (or sweetener) to a heat-safe jar.
  • Pour the tea into the jar and give it a stir to dissolve the honey.
  • Add 1 C of milk to the tea and stir.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of dried jasmine flowers to the tea, give it another stir and let cool.
  • Cover with a lid and place in the fridge to cool overnight.
  • When ready to serve, strain out the jasmine flowers and give it a stir.
  • Add cooked tapioca boba pearls to a tall glass (optional).
  • Add crushed ice, pour in jasmine milk tea and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 209IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 1mg