Coconut Vanilla Bubble Tea (Homemade Boba Recipe)

Ever wonder how to make boba (bubble tea) at home? This recipe shows you how to make boba with coconut and vanilla flavors using home-cooked tapioca pearls! You don’t need many supplies nor ingredients to end up with this very refreshing drink.

You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups brewed black tea
  • 2/3 cups coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the tapioca:

  • 3/4 cup black tapioca pearls
  • 3 tablespoons honey


  1. Tapioca pearls: Cook the tapioca pearls according to package instructions. After cooking, let the tapioca rest in cold water for half a minute. Drain the tapioca and mix with honey. Set aside while you prepare the rest of the drink.
  2. Assemble the drink: Combine the black tea, coconut milk, and vanilla extract. Mix well. Add and stir in the tapioca pearls and honey. Serve chilled with ice.