Black tea made with creamy whole milk will warm you up and fill you up!
Royal milk tea is quite popular in Japan. In fact, it has been around for hundreds of years. The tea is pretty simple to make and easy enough to enjoy every day. Maybe this Japanese tea will be a new part of your morning routine.
Japanese milk tea is essentially black tea leaves steeped into whole milk. Assam or darajeeling tea leaves are usually used but you can really choose any kind of black tea you’d like.
"black tea leaves steeped into whole milk"
Using a chai blend will give your Japanese milk tea a delicious spice while using all assam leaves will keep it classic.
Whole milk is also the traditionally used milk for this recipe. Of course, you can feel free to mix it up and try almond milk, oat milk or even hemp seed milk to make your tea. Each milk will give the tea a different flavor but each will be great!
Once your tea leaves have steeped and you have melted a little sugar into the mix, pour the tea into delicate Japanese tea cups and enjoy.
The caffeine in the black tea is enough to wake you up in the morning or it will give you a little pick-me-up at night. No matter when you drink your Japanese milk tea, you’re going to love it!
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Here are the answers to a few of your top questions about japanese milk tea. If you still have questions, feel free to shoot us a message and we will respond ASAP!
What is milk tea Japan?
Milk tea is a popular Japanese drink that is starting to gain a following worldwide. It is made with black Assam tea leaves or Darjeeling tea leaves steeped in milk. Honey can be used to sweeten the drink. It can be found pre-made and bottled in many grocery stores. Milk tea is delicious cold or served warm.
What does Japanese milk tea taste like?
Japanese milk tea tastes like a milky, creamy black tea. It has a strong flavor of black tea but is mixed with the fatty texture of milk. It is much more mild than regular brewed tea and not very sweet.
What is Hokkaido Milktea?
Hokkaido milk tea is a regular, black milk tea made with milk from the Hokkaido region of Japan. The milk is thought to be the best milk in the country. It has a creamy, sweet, vanilla flavor that is quite decadent.
Why does milk tea taste good?
Milk tea tastes good because black tea and milk taste good! Add a little honey to the mix and you can't go wrong.
Is milk tea good for health?
Milk tea contains antioxidants that can help reduce the risk of cancer. When served cold or with ice, it can be hydrating as well as delicious. Milk is known to be full of healthy fats and calcium that are both good for health.
Is it OK to drink milk tea every day?
Yes, it is okay to drink milk tea every day. Tea has been shown to have many health benefits so a cup of milk tea each day is perfectly okay for your health.
Does tea with milk increase weight?
Drinking excess milk can increase weight gain. However, one cup of tea will contain very little milk and should not cause significant weight gain.
What is the best time to drink milk tea?
The best time to drink milk tea is in the late morning after you eat breakfast. This is when your body is metabolizing food quickly and milk tea will go right into your system. However, we also enjoy a warm glass of milk tea as an afternoon pick me up or even as a dessert. That creamy, honey flavor can't be beaten!
Tip for Japanese snacks:
If you are a fan of Japanese culture and cuisine, then you should try the small, delicate Japanese rice balls called onigiri - they are very tasty and easy to make.
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