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Orange-Mango-Coconut Boozy Boba | CaliGirl Cooking
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Orange-Mango-Coconut Boozy Bobas

An adult spin on the classic Taiwanese bubble tea or "boba." Refreshing orange, mango and coconut with the slightest hint of rum.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Hawaiian
Servings: 4 cocktails
Calories: 470kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tapioca pearls
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 4 mangos peeled and cut off the pit
  • Juice of 2 large oranges
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 4 ounces white rum
  • 4-5 cups ice
  • Juice of ½ to 1 lime

Instructions

  • Cook tapioca pearls according to package directions. Once drained, stir in honey. Set aside.
  • In a blender or food processor, combine mango, orange juice and coconut milk. Pulse until puree forms. Next, add rum, ice and lime juice and blend again until mixture is even and frothy.
  • Scoop a couple of tablespoons (depending on how much boba you want in your drink) of the tapioca pearls into each glass. Pour orange-mango-coconut mixture over top.
  • In a blender or food processor, combine mango, orange juice and coconut milk. Pulse until puree forms. Next, add rum, ice and lime juice and blend again until mixture is even and frothy.
  • Scoop a couple of tablespoons (depending on how much boba you want in your drink) of the tapioca pearls into each glass. Pour orange-mango-coconut mixture over top. Add an extra-wide straw and enjoy!

Notes

  1. You can purchase the tapioca pearls and straws at any large Asian market, or order them online here (affiliate link).
  2. Boba is typically made with non-dairy creamer or sweetened, condensed milk, however I opted to make it a bit healthier and use coconut milk for this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 571mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 2322IU | Vitamin C: 101mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg