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How to make tea milk

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Tea is a popular beverage around the world, enjoyed by people of all ages. It’s easy to make your own tea at home using just hot water and tea bags, but if you’d like to make a milk tea, that’s a bit more complicated. In this article, we’ll show you how to make tea milk using simple tips and techniques.

What is Tea Milk?

Tea milk is a beverage that is made from tea leaves and milk. The tea leaves are steeped in the milk until the desired flavor and color is achieved. Tea milk can be enjoyed hot or cold, and can be served as a standalone drink or added to other recipes.

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To make tea milk, follow these simple steps:

1. Choose your tea. Most teas work well in tea milk, but if you want to experiment, try different types of teas.

2. Bring the water to a boil before pouring it over the tea leaves.

3. Steep the tea for 3-5 minutes, or until desired flavor and color is achieved.

4. Remove the tea leaves with a strainer and set them aside to cool slightly.

5. Add the cooled tea leaves to a blender or food processor with enough cold milk to make a smooth mixture. Blend until smooth, and then strain through a fine mesh strainer into a glass or container.

6. Serve tea milk cold or hot, and enjoy!

Tea milk can be enjoyed hot or cold, and can be served as a standalone drink or added to other recipes.

How to Make Tea Milk

Making tea milk is a great way to add a little extra flavor to your tea. You can use any type of tea, but black tea is the traditional choice. It’s easy to make and requires just a few simple steps.

First, heat the water until it reaches boiling point. Then, pour it over the tea leaves and let it sit for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes have passed, strain the tea leaves and discard them. Now, add the milk to the pot and stir until it’s fully mixed in. Serve hot, topped with a dollop of honey if desired.

Tips for Making Perfect Tea Milk Every Time

If you’re anything like me, you love a good cup of tea but hate the mess and fuss of making it yourself. Thankfully, there are a few simple tips to make perfect tea milk every time.

1. Start with quality tea. The quality of your tea will affect the quality of your milk. Go for loose or bagged teas if you can, as these tend to be more forgiving when it comes to brewing methods and water temperature.

2. Use fresh, cold water. When brewing your tea, use cold water instead of hot water if possible. Hot water is already hot enough and can quickly overheat your milk mixture, leading to uneven steeping and a weaker flavor.

3. Steep your tea for the right amount of time. Depending on the type of tea you’re using, you may need between two and five minutes to steep it properly. Too much time in the steeping pot will result in weak tea and under-extracted milk; too little time and you’ll end up with overly-brewed tea with no flavor or sweetness.

4. Bring the Tea Milk to a boil before proceeding with step 5. Boiling will kill any bacteria that may be lingering in the milk and create a more consistent and flavorful cup of tea.

5. Use a strainer to remove any bits of tea leaves before pouring the milk into your cups. Tea leaves can introduce unwanted bitterness and tannins into your tea milk, which can negatively affect its taste.

Final Thoughts on Making Tea Milk

I have had a lot of people ask me how I make tea milk, so I thought I would share my trick. You will need:



-sugar or sweetener

-ground cardamom

-ground ginger

-ground cinnamon


Brew your tea as you normally would and let it cool. In a small bowl, combine the milk and sweetener. Pour the tea into a pot and stir in the milk mixture. Bring the mixture to a gentle simmer and continue to simmer for about 5 minutes, or until the tea is heated through. Remove from heat and stir in the ground cardamom, ginger, and cinnamon. Let the mixture cool slightly before using.

Enjoy your tea milk chilled or warm!