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How To Make Boba Without Tapioca Starch/Flour


So, I hear you want to make boba without tapioca! You’ve come to the right place. Making boba is both easy and rewarding, especially if you follow my recipe.

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Prep Time: 30 Min

All-purpose flour - 3/4 cup / ~100 g Brown sugar - 1/4 cup / ~50 g Water - 1/4 cup / 60 ml Light corn syrup (optional) - 1 tsp.

Cook Time: 30 Min


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Total Time: 60 Min

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Step 1

Cook the sugar, flour & water mixture in a medium pot. First, add water, then sugar, and stir until it is dissolved. Add a quarter of the flour, and stir consistently until it thickens.

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Step 2

Add the remaining flour & light corn syrup to the mixture you just made. Stir until mixed and let it cool.

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Step 3

Form boba pearls by making logs or cubes first. Then, roll it out to pearl with your palms.

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Step 4

Let's cook boba pearls in a pot when all the pearls are formed. Once cooked, strain them. Fill a bowl with cold water and put the pearls in. Wait a few minutes and strain.

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Step 5

Flavor your boba pearls on a warm pan by covering them with syrup.

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