Want to kick your milk tea up a notch? Why not add a dash of fragrant flowers? While there are different kinds of flower aromas, osmanthus is one of the most versatile: The flower’s light flavours mix well with many types of tea!
One such intriguing creation is Osmanthus Milk Tea, a delightful combination that infuses the captivating fragrance of the flowers with the rich and creamy essence of milk tea.
Want to learn more about this delightful drink? Read on to find out!
What is osmanthus?
The Osmanthus is a fragrant flower native to East Asia. It’s renowned for its unforgettable sweet fragrance, and for its uses in Chinese medicine – to cure coughs and asthma, improve skin health and detox the body.
Aside from being used as Chinese medicine, it also plays a role in culinary delights and delicate teas! When brewed, the result is a refreshing floral and fragrant tea with hints of pineapple and an apricot-like aroma.
The delicate fragrance of osmanthus flowers is not only pleasing to the senses but also believed to have calming and soothing effects.
Why Osmanthus milk tea?
Sipping on a cup of Osmanthus Milk Tea is a sensory journey – Rich, creamy, and fragrant with bold fruity notes.
The robust and full-bodied nature of black tea, and the smoothness of milk balance the aroma of the flowers perfectly. Meanwhile, the flowers not only help smoothen out black tea’s bitterness, but also lend the drink it’s distinctive fruit-like flavours!
The result? A well-rounded yet layered treat, enjoyed by tea lovers alike!
This delightful mix of flavours brews great both hot and cold. It is no wonder that tea lovers clamber to include a shot of this unique fragrance to their milk teas.
Want to enjoy a unique tea experience? Give this special brew a try!
Osmanthus Milk Tea
A delightful combination that infuses the captivating fragrance of Osmanthus flowers with the rich and creamy essence of milk tea!
What you’ll need
How to make
Fill the glass with 200ml water and osmanthus black tea powder, stir well
Stir in fructose, add ice cubes if served cold
Pour in milk and serve!