You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for an overview of our ongoing “Great with Milk” teas
. One may think how much more is there to know…but there is always more to know! Knowledge—one of the few things in this life we can truly call our own. So, let’s get started! We’ll cover the basics and name a few of our teas that go well with milk.
Do it Right or Take a Hard Pass
I’d love to point you in the direction of "do do’s"
and "don’t do’s." First, you do want to make sure you’re steaming up some fresh milk or adding cool milk or cream to teas that are not too acidic
. If you forget this, which is a-o-k
, you’ll quickly realize your oops
. Instead, steer towards chocolaty teas, chai, and some black and herbal teas
—these are great starting points. How to Make Royal Milk Tea
by a fellow Plum Deluxe writer will leave you with a bit more knowledge and feeling a lot like royalty as you indulge in a phenomenal milk and tea combination
Are you fan of earl grey tea? Not a fan? Never tried it? Well…you’re in for a treat the way this one is whipped together. Jesse McDonald writes all about how to make Earl Grey milk tea
. It’s a blend that is sure to delight! If all else fails and you’re still not a fan, you can at least say you gave it a shot. Personally, it is one of my all-time favorite teas with milk and a little sugar, and I’m typically a “don’t add anything to my tea
” sorta girl, but this is a must for have for me for teas that go well with milk. I like my tea without anything added and Plum Deluxe never fails on delivering the greatest tea I’ve ever had the pleasure of experiencing “straight up!" On to the “hard pass” portion of this little article. Ensure you’re not choosing teas that are citrusy, or too fruity
. It won’t end well—you’ll notice as your smooth and creamy milk turns to little curdled blobs floating amid what was supposed to be your decadent cuppa. Elora Powell writes about what makes milk curdle in tea
and shares some key tips on what to do if you're having issues with curdling
Teas that Go Well with Milk
On to some amazing teas I recommend serving up with some milk, cream, cold, hot, or any combination of the above. As previously mentioned, I do love Earl Grey, so we’ll start with one of my Plum Deluxe favorites, Delightful Morning Blend
, which is an earl grey and lavender tea. Besides being a lover of tea, I am equally a lover of lavender and this is such a delightful blend that will leave your senses floating on air. Feel free to try one of our chai teas as well, such as our Full Moon Chai. A sweeter black more up your alley? I’m a big fan of the Caramel Almond black tea
or Banana Bread herbal dessert tea
which are amazing with milk and some honey or sugar. No matter what tea you choose from our “Great with Milk” list
, you are sure to please every sense while warming your heart and soul with the yummiest goodness. Enjoy!