Yuanyang Coffee

Yuanyang Coffee is a popular beverage from Hong Kong that combines the bold flavors of coffee with the creamy smoothness of milk tea. This unique fusion creates a harmonious balance between the two distinct flavors, offering a refreshing and invigorating drink experience.

Glass Type: Mug


  • 4 ounces (about 120 ml) of strong brewed coffee
  • 4 ounces (about 120 ml) of Hong Kong-style milk tea (black tea with condensed milk)
  • Sugar to taste (optional)
  • Ice cubes for serving (if making an iced version)


  • Prepare the Hong Kong-style milk tea by brewing strong black tea and mixing it with condensed milk to achieve a creamy texture. Adjust the sweetness according to your preference.
  • Brew a strong cup of coffee.
  • In a glass or mug, mix together the milk tea and coffee in equal parts. Stir well to combine.
  • For a hot Yuanyang Coffee, serve immediately. For an iced version, let the mixture cool down slightly before pouring it over ice cubes in a tall glass.
  • Optional: Add sugar to taste if you prefer a sweeter drink.
  • Enjoy the unique blend of coffee and milk tea flavors.

Did You Know?

  • The name "Yuanyang" refers to the mandarin ducks in Chinese culture, which are often symbols of conjugal love and fidelity because they are frequently seen in pairs. The name represents the perfect pairing of coffee and tea in this drink.
  • Yuanyang Coffee can be enjoyed hot or cold, making it a versatile beverage for all seasons.
  • Originally from Hong Kong, Yuanyang has gained popularity in various parts of the world, appealing to those who appreciate the combination of coffee and tea.