|Grown-UpThai Tea Boba Shakes
Mommy was a bad girl today. Sometimes when you have a delicious all-natural ice cream like Magnolia, its easy to think that you can have a little "mommy treat" now and then!
I absolutely LOVE the flavors in Thai Tea. So when I saw my Magnolia Ice Cream come in the mail, I went STRAIGHT for the Thai Tea as my first taste...and it was perfect!
Today I was just going to make a simple milkshake with boba, those tiny, chewy tapioca balls you can order at just about any Asian tea shop. But as I was putting the ice cream in the blender, I was thinking about what kind of liquid I wanted to use to soften the ice cream and smooth out the milkshake. Milk? Water? More tea? BOOZE. Fireball or Spiced Rum? BOTH.
I can't wait to make this at a party. Maybe my next Hawaiian Luau. Or maybe just when my hubby comes home. It is 5:00 yet?!
Oh...you can buy the boba pearls at any Asian grocery store or on Amazon.com . Try to get the pearls that use ONLY tapioca starch (some brands use potato starch and be really gross and chewy). I always opt for the Amazon option because I end up with $100 of other exotic groceries I don't need at the Asian grocery store. Amazon even sells the boba and the straws as a package for about $12+ shipping.
Grown-Up Thai Tea Boba Shakes
Prep Time: 45 minutes / Cook Time: 30 minutes / Servings: 2 shakes
|Grown-Up Thai Tea Boba Shakes
- 1 pint Magnolia Thai Tea Ice Cream
- 2 oz. Fireball Whiskey
- 2 oz. Dark Spiced Rum
- 1 tbsp. lime juice
- 1/2 cup tapioca pearls
- Prepare the boba according to the package directions and allow them to cool. Place 1/4 cup each in the bottom of two 8 oz. drinking glasses.
- Combine the ice cream, Fireball, rum and lime juice in a blender and mix on high speed until smooth.
- Divide the milkshake evenly into the two drinking glasses. Garnish with a slice of lime, a boba straw and serve!