Milk tea is a combination of tea milk, ice, and bubbles that bring out a delicious drink. In this article, we will introduce to tea lovers four simple recipes of Vietnamese milk tea that you can do easily at home. And we also have some recommendations on how to select high-quality teas at reasonable prices for the best cup of milk tea.

1. Status of milk tea in Vietnamese youth’s life

Milk tea is the favorite drink of Vietnamese youth. Going out for a glass of milk tea is the way youth people meet their friends and relatives, the same way that they invite each other to drink a cup of traditional tea or iced tea.

Many young people have spent about 100$-200$ monthly on drinking milk tea. For them, drinking milk tea is like their hobbies, like collecting stamps, coins or being addicted to branded shoes or bags.

Milk tea in Vietnam
Milk tea is a favorite drink of young people recently in Vietnam

The delicious taste of milk tea is so attractive to the young generation. Hanging out with friends and drinking a glass of milk tea is a way to create happiness and release stress after a long busy working day.

Milk tea is a recognizable icon of Asian beverage, but it has now spread out to the US and all over the Western regions.

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2. How to make Vietnamese milk tea

In this part, we will introduce 4 simple recipes so that you can easily make milk tea in Vietnamese style at home.

2.1. Vietnamese bubble milk tea recipe


  • Cozy Filter tea bags: 1-2 pouches (black or green tea)
  • Condensed milk: 2-4 tablespoons
  • Tapioca flour: 30 grams
  • Cocoa powder: 15 grams
  • White granulated sugar: 500grm
  • Boiling water: about 1 liter
  • Ice


Step 1: Prepare milk tea

  • Put filter tea bags in a cup, pour hot water, and keep for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of condensed milk to the brewed teacup, then put it in a jar and store it in the fridge.
steps to make milk tea in Vietnam
Making Vietnamese milk tea easily by using Cozy Filter tea bags

Step 2: Make boba (bubble)

  • Sift the tapioca and cocoa powder into a clean bowl and mix well by hand. Slowly add hot water and mix well by hand until the mixture is smooth.
  • Let the mixture cool down completely and manually shape the mixture into small balls.
  • Boil a pot of water, then put all the boba (bubble) into the pot and cook for about 3 minutes.
  • During this time, add 500grm of white granulated sugar to 700ml of hot water, stir until the sugar is completely dissolved, and the color turns slightly yellow.
  • When the boba is well done, take them out and put them in the bowl of sugar water prepared above.

Step 3: Complete the Bubble milk tea

  • Put the milk tea into the shaker, add as much boba as you like, put ice cubes, and shake well in about 30 seconds.
  • Pour milk tea in a glass, and you have a tasty homemade bubble milk tea to enjoy.

Note: You can remove the ice from the shaker if you don’t like too much cold drink.

2.2. Vietnamese jasmine milk tea recipe

Making Jasmine milk tea in Vietnamese style is really not difficult as long as you pay attention to the ratio of the ingredients. Jasmine milk tea after brewing will have a slight jasmine aroma.

Vietnamese jasmine milk tea
It takes a short time to make Vietnamese jasmine milk tea at home



Step 1: Put 4 filter Jasmine tea bags in a pot and pour into hot water

  • Keep it for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • After taking out the tea bags, you will have the jasmine tea essence.

Step 2: Put 300 grams fat powder and 300grm sugar into the tea and stir well. Leave the milk tea out for about 20 minutes to cool, and then enjoy.

Step 3: Keep the Jasmine milk tea in a jar and store it in a cooler. Leave the milk tea for about 6-8 hours to make the tea tastier.

2.3. Vietnamese peach bubble milk tea recipe


  • Cozy filter tea bag peach flavor: 2-4 filter bags
  • Condensed milk: 2-4 tablespoons
  • Tapioca flour: 30 grams
  • Cocoa powder: 15 grams
  • White granulated sugar: 500 grams
  • Boiling water: about 1 liter
  • Ice cubes
fruit milk tea 
Use a Cozy peach tea bag and some pieces of fresh peach or canned peach to have a delicious cup of fruit milk tea


Make the same way of bubble milk tea above you will have a glass of peach bubble milk to enjoy. To make the drink more delicious, you can add some pieces of fresh peach fruit.

2.4. Vietnamese strawberry milk tea

Sweet and fragrant tea, gentle strawberry aroma: Strawberry milk tea definitely is one the beverage that makes milk tea lovers in Vietnam the most fascinated, especially on a hot summer day. In this part, we will introduce to you how to make a standard glass of strawberry milk tea. This recipe is easily done at home or at the shop.

A cup of attractive strawberry milk tea
A cup of attractive strawberry milk tea


  • Strawberry black tea filter bags: 2 bags
  • Hot water: 150ml
  • Condensed milk: 2-4 tablespoons
  • Strawberry syrup: 20ml
  • Fresh strawberry: some pieces
  • Cube ices
  • Topping of your choice


  • Step 1: Brew the filter tea bag with boiling water for about 5 minutes, remove tea bags, keep tea liquor only.
  • Step 2: Put fresh strawberries in the blender and make strawberry juice.
  • Step 3: Mix tea liquor, strawberry juice, condensed milk, strawberry syrup, and sugar in a shaker. Add ice cubes and shake about 15 times.
  • Step 4: Pour strawberry milk tea into a glass, add topping and decorate with some slices of fresh strawberry.

2.5. Vietnamese butterfly pea flower milk tea recipe

Among various milk tea types, butterfly pea flower milk tea may be the most attractive milk tea on the menu due to its unique taste and beautiful purple-blue color.

The ingredients for making a glass of butterfly pea milk tea are the key to creating the beautiful color of this beverage. The dried butterfly pea flower is the special ingredient that makes the milk tea different from others.

Vietnamese butterfly pea flower milk tea
Butterfly pea flower milk tea



  • Cozy Jasmine green tea filter tea bag: 2 bags
  • Dried butterfly pea flower: 10grm
  • Boiling water: 200ml
  • Milk powder: 20grm
  • Condensed milk: 40ml
  • Cube ice


  • Step 1: Mix Jasmine tea bag with dried butterfly pea flower in 200ml hot water and keep for 10 minutes, remove tea grounds to get the juice.
  • Step 2: Dissolve tea, milk powder, and condensed milk until dissolved.
  • Step 3: Add ice cubes into the shaker and add tea mixture, shake well 15-20 times, and enjoy.
  • Step 4: Below is a video in detail on how to make butterfly pea milk tea for your reference.

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3. Tips to choose tea ingredient for Vietnamese milk tea

The success of a delicious Vietnamese milk tea glass is determined by the tea type you choose. Each type of tea has different aromas and tastes, which can bring out different tastes of milk teacups. So which types of tea are the best suitable for making milk tea?

Here are some tips that may help you find the best ingredients for making Vietnamese milk tea:

The first tea type is Oolong tea.

The ingredient that many tea shop owners use for their milk tea recipes is Vietnamese Oolong tea. Because the simple combination brings more freshness and creates a cool, sweet, but it is not a harsh drink suitable for the majority of tea lovers. In addition, after mixing with milk, the liquor of oolong tea will contribute to creating eye-catching color for the cup.

In addition, after mixing with milk, the liquor of oolong tea will contribute to creating eye-catching color for the cup.

An attractive color of oolong milk tea
An attractive color of oolong milk tea

The second-best tea for making Vietnamese milk tea is black tea. 

Black tea is one of the most basic teas popularly used to make milk tea in Vietnam. Vietnamese black tea has a strong natural flavor and strong aroma thanks to its highest level of oxidative fermentation.

Black tea has a strong, slightly bitter taste but is not too harsh. So it can create a pleasant feeling for tea drinkers. When black tea is mixed with milk, the mixture has a strong aroma of tea but still has a distinctive milk taste.

Cozy Golden black tea bag
Beautiful color as wine comes from Cozy Golden black tea bag

However, busy people can save their time by using a Cozy filter tea bag with peach or jasmine, strawberry flavor to mix with milk, and have a glass of milk tea in some minutes.

Our FGC R&D team has developed and introduced a new product named RTD Cozy milk tea 3 in 1. Tea drinkers can make and enjoy it instantly. This RTD beverage is possibly the best choice to save your time and cost.

Cozy peach milk tea
Cozy peach milk tea

Vietnamese milk tea is the special drink that can make every one fall in love wwith because of its delicious taste, if you want to make your all recipe, let’s contact FGC. We can provide you the best tea ingredients with competition price and various additional services.


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