Jasmine milk tea sounds a bit weird but interesting at the same time. When I first heard it I was confused and so might be you too. Don’t worry after completely reading this article all your confusion will become a thing of the past.
Jasmine Milk Tea
Jasmine milk tea has a delicious tapioca flavor and has long been a favorite menu item for boba lovers. This was one of the first flowering teas marketed as an alternative flavor to traditional beverage snacks.
In fact, jasmine green milk tea is one of his most-ordered flavors at his popular bubble tea chain, Chatime. This wonderful drink quickly won a following due to its delicate aroma and creamy profile.
What is Jasmine Tea?
The use of jasmine as a beverage comes from a long way back and approx 700 years ago. The Culture started when the Chinese Ming Dynasty started using jasmine as a beverage due to its taste and aroma.
This tradition continued to the Qing Dynasty but they made slight changes to add lychee green tea leaves and flavors like citrus to improve the taste and they were successful in doing so.
Jasmine Tea Aroma
For all tea lovers, there is a specific taste-sensing capability, they describe the aroma of jasmine tea as
- Delicate flavor
Jasmine Tea Caffeine
Different amount of caffeine is found in jasmine tea depending upon the type of tea used
- Jasmine Green Tea Caffeine: 25 mg per 8-ounce cup
- Jasmine Black Tea Caffeine: 47 mg per 8-ounce cup
- Jasmine White Tea Caffeine: 30 mg per 8-ounce cup
- Jasmine Oolong Tea Caffeine: 30 mg per 8-ounce cup
Jasmine Tea Benefits
This jasmine tea has a lot of benefits that you might not know so let me tell you what those benefits are
Benefits Of Heart Disease
Jasmine tea has different compounds, a few of which are responsible for reducing the amount of LDL cholesterol which you might know as bad cholesterol in our blood vessels. This LDL cholesterol in our blood vessels can cause strokes and other heart diseases.
Stroke is the leading cause of death in the world.
Jasmine tea doesn’t have any added sugar so it can be used for diabetes in a normal and controlled amount.
Jasmine tea just like any other tea has antioxidants. These antioxidants allow your body to protect and fight against free radicals. These free radicals are responsible for causing different types of cancers.
The antioxidants also help your skin as it fights against free radicals.
Enhanced Immune system
As these antioxidants fight against free radicals they indirectly improve your immune system.
Improve Brain Function
Just like any other tea jasmine tea has caffeine and what caffeine does it just improve your brain functioning by making it active. Caffeine is a neurotransmitter and the most used psychoactive compound.
Good For Oral Health
Jasmine tea has a compound called catechins. This compound helps your oral health to improve and also reduces bad breadth problems.
Forms of Jasmine Tea
There are different forms to use jasmine tea like
Good for pinches, but leaves and stems are often broken. If possible, try to find jasmine tea bags or pouches with more room for loose-leaf tea.
Jasmine Pearl Tea
This type of tea is made from fragrant green tea leaves and buds that are hand-rolled into tiny beads. This type of tea is also the most expensive version of jasmine tea.
Loose Leaf Tea
My favorite is loose-leaf tea. Loose-leaf tea is more flavorful than tea bags and all you need is a teapot and a strainer or strainer.
Chose Your Milk
Jasmine Tea can be made by using different types of milk, it depends on what you want
- Dairy milk (whole milk, 1%, 2%, skim)
- Condensed milk
- Lactose-free milk
- Soy milk
- Coconut Milk
- Nut milk like almond and cashew
- Non-Dairy Creamer
- Oat Milk
- Any plant-based milk you prefer
Chose Your Sweetener
Just like ilk, the sweetener can also be used of any type and it also depends upon your liking
- Brown Sugar Syrup
- Simple Syrup
- Agave Syrup
- Maple Syrup
Make The Tea
Step 1: Cook tapioca/boba pearls
If making bubble tea, cook tapioca pearls according to package instructions, then place them in simple syrup or sugar and set aside.
Step 2: Brew the tea
Brew Jasmine green tea leaves or teabags for 4-5 minutes in hot water.
Then, strain and discard teabags or tea leaves. Stir in the sweetener of choice.
Step 3: Assembly
Note: This recipe yields 2 servings.
Divide tapioca pearls between two large serving glasses. For a cold version, add ice.
Add half of the Jasmine tea.
Top up with milk as desired.
Tips You Might Find Helpful
Use cold ingredients. No one likes a lukewarm drink that should be refreshing. Make sure all ingredients are chilled in the refrigerator before making this recipe.
Infuse jasmine tea in hot water at 175°F or 79°C. This is the optimum temperature for jasmine tea to bring out the flavor without burning the tea leaves, leading to overly bitter results.
This recipe makes 2 cups. You can double or triple the recipe if you want to make this for a larger group.
You can vary the sugar content. When it comes to drinks, I like things that are neither too strong nor too sweet. However, the sugar content is entirely up to you and you can change the amount based on your sugar preferences.
Add toppings of your choice. Add homemade boba pearls, grass jelly, custard, lychee jelly, and more to make this recipe full!
Jasmine tea tastes floral, delicate, and sweet.
Jasmine milk tea is basically green tea. Green tea is used as the base however white tea and black tea are also used.
Jasmine tea contains catechins, which have fat-burning properties and help with weight loss. People lose weight faster than people who don’t drink.
Jasmine tea is a great way to start your day and I have tried to put all the information that you might want related to jasmine milk tea.
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