Hokkaido Milk Tea Recipe

Hokkaido Milk Tea

The Hokkaido Milk Tea recipe originates from Japan and is also known as ‘royal milk tea’.

The Hokkaido region is famous for its superior milk quality which is one of the signature elements within this tea.

Generally, tea’s are infused in water then the milk is added, whereas this recipe has a base of milk which creates a rich and luxurious drink.

Replicate the popular Hokkaido Milk tea in the comfort of your own home using everyday ingredients then serve hot or cold.

Teabags can be used instead of loose tea leaves however their flavor is less rich and aromatic.

Learn how to make Hokkaido milk tea by following these steps.



  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tsp black tea leaves (such as Assam or Darjeeling)
  • 3/4 cup full-fat milk
  • 1 tsp honey


  1. Place a small saucepan over a high heat then add the water. Bring the water to a boil then pour in the tea leaves.
  2. Reduce the saucepan to a simmer and infuse the black tea leaves for 2 minutes.
  3. After 2 minutes, add the full-fat milk and honey. Warm the milk for 2 minutes then strain into a tea cup.
  4. This drink can be served hot as a traditional tea or poured into a glass with ice for a rich and creamy iced Hokkaido Milk tea. 


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