Pixie bubble tea is a pink pick-me-up. This boba has two parts—the tea base with tapioca pearls and the passion fruit whipped cream. With a few special ingredients, you can make this bright-colored drink at home!
This boba tea is fun and delicious, with tones of vanilla and passionfruit. You’ll need a whipped cream dispenser (or a mixer), edible confetti, and food coloring. This recipe is perfect for your next party or night in!
To make homemade passionfruit whipped cream: Combine 1 cup of whipping cream (or coconut cream for dairy-free), 4-5 drops of orange food coloring, and 2 tbsp of passionfruit syrup. Whisk in a stand mixer or with a handheld mixer until peaks form (about 5-8 minutes)
Or, if you have a whipped cream dispenser, place ingredients into the dispenser and shake according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Follow the instructions for adding a gas charger when ready to use.
If you make the whipped cream ahead of time, store it in the refrigerator until ready to use. You can make it up to 24 hours in advance.
If you can’t find edible confetti and decorations, use pink and orange colored sprinkles.
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:20 minutes
What Does Pixie Boba Tea Taste Like?
Pixie boba tea tastes sweet, with floral and earth tones. The lychee juice brings a floral taste, similar to a strawberry or pear mixed with a hint of citrus. You’ll also taste the sweetness and bite from the vanilla. The tapioca pearls add more sweetness and the green tea adds a touch of earthiness.
Is Pixie Bubble Tea Healthy?
Pixie bubble tea contains several ingredients that have health benefits. Lychee is rich in vitamin C, potassium, iron, manganese, and magnesium. Green tea contains beneficial antioxidants, may help brain function and may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Dairy milk contains B vitamins, calcium, and protein.
Combining these ingredients with sugar and tapioca pearls reduces health benefits. Bubble tea is best enjoyed in moderation.
Does Pixie Boba Have Caffeine?
Green tea has around 28 mg of caffeine per cup. This recipe contains about 1/4 cup of tea, so each serving contains about 7 mg of caffeine. If you are sensitive to caffeine, you can use a fruit tea like passionfruit or mango. Fruit teas typically have little or no caffeine.
Using a different tea will yield a different level of caffeine per serving.
Caffeine per 1/4 cup
Black tea (oolong, Assam)
Where Can You Buy Pixie Bubble Tea?
Bubbleology, a boba company based in the United Kingdom, makes pixie bubble tea. You can check with your local bubble tea shop to see if they make this bubble tea or a similar drink. You can also make it yourself at home by following the recipe above!
What Toppings Are Best With Pixie Milk Tea?
Though edible confetti and rainbow decorations are the usual topping, you may also enjoy:
Fresh fruit—kiwi, strawberry, and honeydew complement passionfruit
Sarah loves indulging in bubble tea near her home in southern Indiana. She constantly experiments with flavor combinations, but her favorite flavor is passion fruit. She enjoys experimenting in her home kitchen and hopes to one day be a pro at making her own bubble tea.
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