How to Make The Potted Plant Milk Tea


how to make the potted tea recipe
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How to Make The Potted Plant Milk Tea

Will the popular potted milk tea trend from Asia make it in the United State as well? Let's explore.

What is a potted tea?

potted instant tea recipe

A potted tea is a glass filled with your choice of tea, usually a milk tea, and topped with a layer of whipped cream. The dirt part is made with crushed Oreo cookies on top of the whipped cream. You can also choose to add honey, vanilla syrup or boba pearls.

Instant potted tea recipe


  • 1/4 tsp of Waka instant tea (Black or Green)
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • Ice
  • 1/2 cup of milk 
  • 1/4 cup of whipped heavy cream
  • Oreo cookies (crushed)
  • A sprig of microgreen or mint (optional)
  • Premade boba (optional)


  1. Crush Oreo cookies until fine crumbs and set aside.
  2. In a glass with ice, add 1/2 cup of milk (or half and half).
  3. In a separate glass, mix Waka instant tea, 1/2 cup of water, and 1 tbsp of honey.
  4. Pour the tea mixture into the glass of milk.
  5. Add premade boba (optional).
  6. Top with whipped heavy cream.
  7. Top with crushed Oreo crumbs.
  8. Top with a sprig of microgreen or mint (optional).
  9. Enjoy!

Make your potted tea with Waka instant tea. Get it here.


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