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Dezaan Cocoa Tea Hero
Part 1: Beverage
  • 450g Fresh Milk
  • 450g Strong Brewed Tea (see below)
  • 30g deZaan Terra Rossa Cocoa Powder
  • 150g Condensed Milk
  1. Mix all ingredients in a pot and heat up to at least 65C, stir well to dissolve and chill thoroughly before serve.
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Part 2: Strong Brewed Tea
  • 14g Pu-er Tea Leaves
  • 600g Hot Water
  1. Steep the dried pu-er tea leaves in hot water for at least 5 minutes or until the tea becomes strong and dark.
Part 3: Cheese Topping
  • 45g Cream Cheese
  • 60g Condensed Milk
  • 150g Whipping Cream
  • 7.5g deZaan Carbon Black Cocoa Powder
  • 10g Milk
  1. In a stand mixer, add cream cheese, condensed milk and Carbon Black cocoa powder. Using the whip attachment, whip on high for about 3 minutes until light.
  2. Slowly drizzle in the whipping cream and continue whipping until thick.
Part 4: Tapioca Pearls
  • 125g Tapioca Starch
  • 90g Water
  • 10g deZaan Terra Rossa Cocoa Powder
  • 60g Dark Brown Sugar (for the dough)
  • 100g Dark Brown Sugar (for the sauce)
  • 10g deZaan Carbon Black Cocoa Powder
  • Tapioca Starch (for dusting)
  1. Take the water, Terra Rossa cocoa powder, and dark brown sugar (for the dough) and bring it to a simmer.
  2. Take half the tapioca starch and add into the hot sugar solution all at once, mix until it forms a sticky paste.
  3. Continue mixing until it cools to room temperature, add the rest of the tapioca starch and knead until it forms a dough.
  4. Roll and cut the dough into small 0.7cm balls, dust them with tapioca starch to prevent sticking.
  5. Boil the pearls in boiling water until cooked through, about 5-10 minutes. Rinse with cold water until lukewarm temperature.
  6. Mix the tapioca pearls, dark brown sugar and Carbon Black cocoa powder well and let it sit for at least 30 minutes at room temperature before serving.
Part 5: Assembly
  1. Add about 60-80g of tapioca peals into a tall glass.
  2. Fill up with about 350g of chocolate milk tea.
  3. Top up with about 50-70g of cheese foam.
  4. Serve with a large metal straw.


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