Indulge in the delightful combination of matcha green tea and chewy tapioca pearls with this refreshing Matcha Bubble Tea recipe.
Whether you’re already a fan of matcha or looking to explore new flavors, this drink is sure to satisfy your taste buds.
The vibrant green color and rich, earthy flavor of matcha perfectly complement the sweetness of milk and the chewiness of tapioca pearls.
Treat yourself to a homemade Matcha Bubble Tea that is easy to make and bursting with flavor!

photo of Matcha boba tea served

Matcha Bubble Tea Recipe

Enjoy the delightful combination of matcha green tea and tapioca pearls with this homemade Matcha Bubble Tea recipe. With its vibrant color and refreshing taste, this drink is perfect for any occasion. Treat yourself to a delicious and satisfying beverage that will transport you to bubble tea bliss!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Taiwanese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 180 kcal


  • Blender
  • Saucepan
  • Bubble tea straws or large straws
  • Measuring cups and spoons


  • 2 teaspoons matcha green tea powder
  • 2 cups milk dairy or plant-based
  • 2 tablespoons honey or sweetener of choice
  • 1/2 cup tapioca pearls
  • 2 cups water
  • Ice cubes


  • In a blender, combine the matcha green tea powder, milk, and honey. Blend until the mixture is smooth and frothy.
  • In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add the tapioca pearls and cook according to the package instructions. Usually, this involves boiling for about 5-7 minutes, then simmering for an additional 5-7 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
  • Once the tapioca pearls are cooked, drain and rinse them under cold water. Set aside.
  • Fill two glasses with ice cubes.
  • Divide the matcha mixture equally between the glasses, pouring it over the ice.
  • Add the cooked tapioca pearls to each glass.
  • Stir gently to combine the ingredients.
  • Insert bubble tea straws or large straws into the glasses.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!


Nutritional Facts:
Serving Size: 1 cup (240ml)
Calories: 180
Total Fat: 5g
Cholesterol: 12mg
Sodium: 80mg
Total Carbohydrate: 30g
Sugars: 20g
Protein: 5g
Keyword boba tea, Bubble Tea, matcha, tea

Recommended Pairing Food:

Matcha Bubble Tea pairs well with light and refreshing snacks like fruit skewers, mochi, or coconut macaroons.
The combination of the matcha’s earthy flavor and the sweetness of the treats creates a harmonious balance.

Useful Tips:

  • Sift the matcha powder before blending to avoid any clumps in the final drink.
  • Adjust the sweetness level by adding more or less honey/sweetener according to your taste preference.
  • For an extra creamy texture, you can use coconut milk or almond milk instead of regular milk.


Can I use a different type of sweetener?

Yes, you can substitute honey with maple syrup, agave nectar, or any other sweetener of your choice.

Can I make this recipe without tapioca pearls?

Absolutely! If you prefer a smoother texture, you can omit the tapioca pearls or replace them with fruit jelly or popping boba.

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