Caramel milk tea combines the traditional milk tea recipe with the added flavor of caramel. This delicious and decadent topping is a popular choice for beverages across the globe. It’s a great option for milk tea and works great with other flavor combinations. There is no surprise that you’re looking for a caramel option for milk tea and this simple recipe will teach you how to make it at home!
What You’ll Need
1. Make the caramel.
Make caramel by adding sugar to your pot or pan. Stir slowly until it melts into a caramel consistency.
2. Add the milk.
Stir in your choice of milk to the pan slowly.
3. Add the tea to the pan.
Add your tea bags or loose leaves to the pan. Stir until caramel dissolves fully.
4. Steep the tea.
Remove from heat, cover, and allow the tea to steep.
What are the Different Types of Caramel Milk Teas?
Making caramel milk tea is relatively simple compared to some other recipes. Alternatives for this milk tea recipe allow for using different types of tea bags, switching tea bags out for loose-leaf tea, or steeping the tea much longer for a bolder flavor.
You can even choose to use other toppers besides caramel. Maybe you want to add an extra spice to your sugar, like cinnamon or nutmeg. You can incorporate just about any topping or flavors into this recipe.
This recipe can be served both cold and hot. For a cold drink, leave the mixture out for some time, or add some ice cubes to your beverage for quicker cooling. This milk tea recipe can be even better by adding regular toppings to milk tea recipes like fruit jellies, tapioca pearls, and more. You can add vanilla, pumpkin spice, add some salt to your caramel, etc. Crafting this recipe to your liking is easy.
Simple Caramel Milk Tea Recipe
- Saucepan or pot
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 cups your choice of milk
- 2 tea bags or loose-leaf tea
- Melt sugar in a pan on low heat until a caramel texture is formed.
- Stir in your choice of milk slowly until combined.
- Add your choice of teabags or loose-leaf tea (use a sifter if loose).
- Stir all ingredients until fully dissolved into the caramel mixture.
This fully customizable and unique caramel milk tea recipe is a simple way to upgrade your morning beverage. Making your own caramel is surprisingly easy and quick! You can add or remove ingredients as you see fit too. Caramel is a favorite across tea beverages, and combined with your favorite milk and boosted with sugar results in a simple and extra tasty milk tea drink.
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