Dairy Farmers of Canada

Pu’erh & Spices Milk Tea

Our dietitians' favourite

Make your tea with milk for a delicious nutrition boost! Milk contains 15 essential nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, magnesium, potassium, protein and vitamin B12.

  • Prep: 3 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 4 servings
pu erh spices milk tea


  • 3 cups (750 mL) Milk
  • 2 1/2 oz (75 g) dried orange peel or 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) star anise
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cloves
  • 2 bags of Pu’erh tea or 1 tsp (5 mL) Pu’erh tea leaves
  • Brown sugar to taste
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In a medium saucepan, bring the milk and other three ingredients to a boil on medium heat. Add tea and reduce to low heat. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Turn heat off and pour into cups using a tea strainer. Serve with brown sugar to taste.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 101 Calories
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrate: 11 g
Fat: 4 g
Sodium: 87 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 20 % / 222 mg
Phosphorus: 15 %
Riboflavin: 21 %
Vitamin B12: 49 %
Vitamin D: 45 %