A Closer Look at Boba Tea

Have you heard of boba tea and are curious about how it’s made? Boba tea is a type of sweet tea that is made with boba pearls and is often flavored. Watch this video to get a closer look at these fun and tasty beverages.

Boba is an enlarged tapioca pearl that can be made with tapioca starch or cassava root that is blended with caramel and sugar. After cooking, the boba has a gummy, chewy texture. Boba tea is typically made by mixing green or black tea with flavorings such as mango or blueberry, and then adding the mixture to the boba pearls.

Happy TeaHouse & Café offers a variety of specialty drinks including boba tea near Houston. We make fresh pearl teas and tapiocas daily and stay open late. To learn more about our tea house, call us today at (713) 469-3275.