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Taro Recipes You Need to Try

Taro milktea originated from Taipei, Taiwan in the 80s. Taro is a root vegetable that resembles a small coconut with brown skin and fibrous roots. Unlike ube that has a nice purple interior, taro has white interior with specks of purple with a flavor that is said to taste similarly to vanilla. 

There are fresh taro sold in the markets but powdered taro has been the top choice for business owners for convenience. 

Discover the flavor of taro through these recipes.

Taro Milktea Recipe


  • 1 green tea bag brewed with 1/2 cup hot water
  • 3 tsb Taro powder
  • 1 tsb sweetened condensed milk or honey (or any preferred sweetenr)
  • 1 cup milk


  • In a cup, add green tea followed by 1/2 cup of hot water. 
  • Steep for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Remove the tea bag. Add taro powder and condensed milk. 
  • Mix until fully combined. 
  • Add half cup of ice and milk to serve. Enjoy!

Taro Latte Recipe


  • 2 tsb Taro powder
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1 cup of warm milk
  • Ice cubes


  • Combine 2 tsb of taro powder with 1/4 water. 
  • Stir until dissolve. 
  • In a glass, fill in ice cubes followed by 1 cup of milk and the taro mixture. 
  • Stir and enjoy!

Creamy Taro Milkshake


  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 2 tsb taro powder
  • 1 cup of milk
  • Whipped cream


  • In a blender, combine 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream with 2 tsb of taro powder and 1 cup of milk. 
  • Blend until smooth. 
  • Pour in a glass and top it with whipped cream. Enjoy!

Tips and Recommendation

In milk tea preparation, there are a variety of teas that you can use as a base. The most commonly used are black tea or green tea. These two types of tea give off a contrast in taste and appearance. It does not mean one tea is good while the other is not suitable for milk tea. It depends on individual preferences. Below is a gist of it but if you’d like to learn more, you can watch this YouTube video for a detailed explanation. 

Green Tea

Cup of green tea
  • Light color
  • Mild taste

Black Tea

  • Strong, dark color
  • Strong taste

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