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asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th February, 2020

What is clear Boba?

Clear Boba
While the brown sugar in black boba gives a hint of extra sweetness, clear boba is straight starch from the cassava root. Clear boba is relatively tasteless on its own, which is why it's used in most milk-based bubble teas.

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Keeping this in view, what is clear Boba made of?

Boba pearls are made from tapioca starch, which comes from a root vegetable called cassava. When cooked, the tapioca pearls can grow to 10 millimeters in diameter and become translucent. The clear boba are incredibly versatile because they can be made just about any color by soaking them in various liquids and syrups.

Also, are there different types of Boba? Popping boba comes in many flavors, with some popular ones being mango, passionfruit, banana, and pineapple. When cooked, traditional boba is about ¾†in diameter. Mini bobas, as the name implies, are much smaller. Mini bobas are about half the size of regular bobas, meaning that they cook faster and smaller.

Correspondingly, what is the difference between Boba and tapioca pearls?

Tapioca Boba (aka pearls/bubbles) is a traditional drink addition that is chewy and can be sweetened with sugar and honey. As it is made from tapioca, it has very little flavor when eaten by itself without sweetener. Unlike tapioca boba, there is no cooking involved.

What does crystal Boba taste like?

Crystal Boba - also called Agar Boba or White Pearls - has a chewy yet not-so-jelly-bouncy, gelatin texture. The beautiful, translucent spheres are immersed in the syrup with a subtle grapefruit, citrus flavor.

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