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Coconut Boba Recipe

It’s National Bubble Tea Day and we’ve got the perfect recipe to help you celebrate. This super simple Coconut Boba Recipe packs some seriously refreshing hydration thanks to the addition of our Original Coconut Water. With naturally occurring electrolytes like phosphorus and potassium this is a Bubble Tea you can (literally) feel good about sipping!

How To Make Coconut Bubble Tea 

What You'll Need:

  • ½ cup of Harmless Harvest organic coconut water
  • ½ cup of coconut milk 
  • ½ cup iced black tea 
  • 1/4 cup boba tapioca pearls 
  • 1 Tablespoon agave syrup

How To Make:

  1. Prepare the boba tapioca pearls according to the package. When chilled add to glass.
  2. Toss boba with agave syrup and top with Harmless Harvest organic coconut water, iced black tea, and coconut milk.
  3. Stir.
  4. Enjoy!


What is the best way to sweeten coconut bubble tea?

Sweetening coconut bubble tea effectively depends on balancing the flavors to enhance the overall taste without overpowering the delicate coconut flavor. Here are some options for sweetening your coconut bubble tea:

  • Agave Syrup
  • Honey
  • Simple Syrup
  • Maple Syrup
  • Brown Sugar Syrup
  • Coconut Sugar
Remember, the key is to add your sweetener gradually and taste as you go, ensuring you achieve the desired sweetness without overwhelming the other flavors in your coconut bubble tea.

Is this coconut bubble tea recipe vegan?

Yes, the coconut bubble tea recipe is vegan. However, it's always good practice to check the labels of each product to ensure they haven't been processed using non-vegan methods or additives, which is occasionally the case with some packaged foods and beverages.

How should I prepare the tapioca pearls?

Preparing tapioca pearls is a straightforward process, but it requires some attention to detail to get them just right. Here's a basic method to prepare them:

  1. Boil Water.
  2. Add Tapioca Pearls.
  3. Let the pearls cook for about 20-30 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent them from sticking to the bottom of the pot.
  4. The pearls are done when they are completely translucent and have a chewy, bouncy texture. You can test one to see if the middle is still white (undercooked) or if it has the desired consistency.
  5. Drain and Rinse
  6. Sweeten (Optional): If you want to sweeten the pearls, you can soak them in a simple syrup, honey, or agave syrup for at least 15 minutes.
  7. Serve
Remember, the key to perfect tapioca pearls is the texture – they should be soft and chewy, but not mushy.

What toppings or add-ons should I include?

For your coconut bubble tea, there are several delightful toppings and add-ons you can include to enhance its flavor and texture. You can mix and match these options based on your personal preferences and the preferences of those who will be enjoying the drink.

Here are some suggestions:

  • Pineapple, mango, or lychee fruit pieces
  • Coconut, grass, or fruit-flavored jelly
  • Taro, coconut, vanilla pudding
  • Aloe Vera
  • Chia Seeds
  • Whipped Cream
  • Ice Cream
  • Crushed Nuts
  • A sprig of mint or basil
  • A dash of cinnamon or nutmeg
Remember, the key to a great bubble tea is not just the taste but also the fun and varied textures!
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