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If this flower is used to make jelly, milk tea is only far behind!
One of the beauty secrets of many women is to use essences from flowers to make drinks and dishes. Butterfly pea flower is one of those secrets. Butterfly pea flowers not only help bring attractive color to delicious dishes but can also make a great drink for hot summer days.
Summer comes, there are many options for women to cool off such as juices, smoothies or milk tea. Besides, cold milk jelly is also another option to help women dispel the heat. In particular, using butterfly pea flowers to make jelly milk is completely useless. Because this flower not only helps the color of milk jelly attractive but also brings many good uses for the skin.
When soaked in hot water, the butterfly pea flower has a deep blue color, this color is very unique compared to other flowers used to make drinks. The miracle is that when it meets lemon juice, the butterfly pea flower tea will turn a beautiful bright purple color. This uniqueness is the basis for making delicious butterfly pea jelly milk.
How to make butterfly pea flower jelly
– Butterfly pea flower: 4 flowers (more if you like dark jelly)
– Lemon: Half a fruit
– Jelly powder
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– Fresh milk of your choice
If you want to have a darker color, you can use more butterfly pea flowers. Butterfly pea flower is divided into two parts, one part for coloring, one part for making original jelly.
Put a few butterfly pea flowers in a pot, pour water, bring to a boil so that the flowers secrete a deep blue color.
Add jelly powder/agar powder and stir well. Remove to a tray and place in the refrigerator.
Add the rest of the butterfly peas, pour in water and boil until the flowers are out of color. Squeeze lemon juice in, the water will turn bright purple. Add the jelly powder and stir well. Remove to a tray, let cool.
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You can add sugar from the time you add the jelly powder to make the jelly taste sweet. However, this recipe doesn’t use sugar so the sweetened milk doesn’t get too sweet. If you are adding sugar from the time of making the jelly, you should use unsweetened milk so that the jelly milk is not too sweet.
After the butterfly pea flower jelly has frozen, cut it into small pieces and put it in a jar or cup. Pour milk over and enjoy.
Buttermilk jelly recipe is very easy and quick to make. You can do it at any time to cool off in the summer.
Wish you success with this butterfly pea jelly milk recipe!
Effects of butterfly pea flower on health
Butterfly pea flowers have a unique color and are popular not only for this, they also offer many health benefits.
Anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory
According to published research, butterfly pea flowers are rich in antioxidants called ternatins. This substance has been shown to reduce inflammation and prevent the growth of cancer cells. In addition, butterfly pea flower also contains kaempferol, which is effective against free radicals, and p-coumarin acid, which has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Not only that, the butterfly pea flower also contains delphinidin-3, which has the ability to enhance the body’s immune function.
Support to improve eyesight
Butterfly pea flower is also known to improve eyesight. Because they contain the antioxidant anthocyanin, which has been shown to increase blood flow to the eyes. This suggests they will aid in the treatment of glaucoma, retinal damage, blurred vision and eye strain.
Butterfly pea flower is famous in the world when used as a beauty tea or nutritious food. According to studies, butterfly pea flower is said to increase skin moisture by up to 70%. This may be because the butterfly pea flower contains many antioxidants, polyphenols and flavonoids that help stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. As a result, the skin is rejuvenated, smooth and always bright. At the same time, they are also very useful in treating skin irritations, redness and allergies.