Butterfly pea is a name that certainly turns heads. Formally known as butterfly pea flower tea, it has a mild, sweet flavor similar to chamomile. But because it’s a natural blue/purple food coloring, it makes any iced latte pop!

This butterfly pea iced latte takes on a vibrant blue hue that looks almost too good to drink! When combined with green grapes, milk, and syrup, it makes a deliciously sweet iced drink, perfect for those wanting a non-coffee-based iced beverage.

Keep reading to see just how simple it is to make this butterfly pea iced latte at home.

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Ingredients

  • 10 green grapes, peeled
  • 200ml milk
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 tsp butterfly pea flower tea + 1/4 cup hot water
  • syrup

Instructions

  1. Place the peeled green grapes in a tall glass.
  2. Use any tool to mash them slightly to extract the juices.
  3. Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  4. Pour in the milk (you can use any milk you like, including dairy-free alternatives like oat milk).
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5. Step the butterfly pea flower tea in the cup of hot water until the water turns a deep purple.

6. Pour the steeped tea into your glass. You’ll notice it changes color as it mixes with the milk.

7. Add the syrup on top (use as much as you like or leave it out if you don’t want the added sweetness).

8. Stir the ingredients together with your straw, and enjoy!

butterfly pea Latte|ohsweetcups.com
butterfly pea Latte|ohsweetcups.com

Butterfly Pea Latte

Butterfly pea is a name that certainly turns heads. Formally known as butterfly pea flower tea, it has a mild, sweet flavor similar to chamomile.
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Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 158kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 10 green grapes peeled
  • 200 ml milk
  • Ice cubes
  • syrup
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 tsp. butterfly pea flower tea

Instructions

  • Place the peeled green grapes in a tall glass.
  • Use any tool to mash them slightly to extract the juices.
  • Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour in the milk (you can use any milk you like, including dairy-free alternatives like oat milk).
  • Step the butterfly pea flower tea in the cup of hot water until the water turns a deep purple.
  • Pour the steeped tea into your glass. You’ll notice it changes color as it mixes with the milk.
  • Add the syrup on top (use as much as you like or leave it out if you don’t want the added sweetness).
  • Stir the ingredients together with your straw, and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 405mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 367IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 260mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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