Large Pearl Tapioca

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Old fashioned large pearl tapioca. Use to make an old fashioned tapioca pudding like Grandma used to make!

Size #40, 1/5" diameter

Soak 1/2 cup tapioca in water overnight in a 1-1/2 quart saucepan. Add milk, salt and lightly beaten egg yolks to tapioca and stir over medium heat until boiling. Simmer uncovered over very low heat for 10-15 minutes. Stir often. Beat egg whites with sugar until soft peaks form. Fold about 3/4 cup of hot tapioca into the egg whites, then gently fold mixture back into saucepan. Stir over low heat for about 3 minutes. Cool 15 minutes then add vanilla. Serve warm or chilled, plain or with fruits, nutmeg or coconut mixed in. Makes 3-1/2 cups (4 servings).

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“I ordered two sizes of tapioca pearls - and they are great. The candied ginger is for my grandson who arrived from Afghanistan today - just as the postman delivered your package! He was thrilled to say the least, and carried his ginger away for his first night on USA soil. He was a medic in the army, but has now done his time. He's a fine man (25) and will begin his college in Arizona for helicopter training this fall. Thanks for your good site. Martha”

, weatherford, texas July 10, 2012

“I love tapioca and had been searching "high 'n low" for tapioca pearls. I discovered I ordered the product on a Thursday afternoon and I received it the next day! Unbelievable! Can't wait to make tapioca. Thanks you nut jobs. :-)”

, Eldred, NY June 9, 2012

“In my search for large pearl tapioca, I came upon your site. As a little girl, I called it "mothball pudding" and my grandmother always had a batch on the stove when I would come for a visit. Made a batch today using Grandma's receipe, mmmm! When I was in the midwest a few years back, I bought a case to bring home as it is extremely hard to find and made only a batch or 2 a year to make it last. Now I will indulge more frequenly. Loved the other products (dried figs & dates and walnut fudge) as well. I live at a high altitude and making old fashioned home made fudge isn't successful most of the time. Wow glad I found you! Gift ideas as well as good pricing! I think that I'm NUTS about you!”

, zephyr Cove, NV June 6, 2012

“I have watched the stores for years and years. Every once in while I can find this large tapioca, but rarely. I am so thrilled to have found your site. I love it. The shipment only took about a week, and I can't wait to get my tapioca soaking. ”

, springville, ut February 3, 2012

“Hi! I got my Tapioca Pearls today and I'm very excited to try some recipes with it! Thank You!


, Seminole, Tx December 1, 2011

“Oh My, Thank you soooooo much!
I went looking for large pearl tapioca...found your site....WOW!!! I thought it was too good to be true... not only tapioca but all sorts of essentials!!! Arrowroot! Pectin by the pound! ALMOND FLOUR!! Flours and berries and nuts oh my!! Too good to be true but in ONE NEW YORK MINUTE my order was at my front door! I can't sing your praises loud enough! It has not been even 24 hours since arrival and I have a big batch of tapioca cooling, raspberry bars with Almond flour crumb crust in oven and home made cranberry sauce (thanks to the arrowroot) simmering on stove! THANK YOU.... I think you are my new FAVORITE "GO TO" PLACE!

, Long Island, NY November 18, 2011

“jordan almonds are fantastic and tapioca is soaking until tomorrow. thanks so much.”

, sierra vista, az November 7, 2011

“Good effecient service!”

, Los Gatos, CA June 26, 2011

“This is my second order of giant tapioca and I couldn't be happier! My dad used to call them "frog's eyes" and they were such a treat to me growing up. When he died at 98, I looked EVERYWHERE for the stuff and after many many searches online, I found YOU!!!
My family LOVES TAPIOCA and especially these "frog's eyes"! A tradition I can pass on to my grandkids thanks to you!
AND IT WAS DELIVERED SO FAST!!! It was as if I just hit the enter key for the order and there it was at my door!!!

, REEDSVILLE, WV April 20, 2011

“I am a rising Pastry Chef facing a practical test in one of my favorite classes. We had to come up with two plated desserts that show we can think outside of the box. I needed large pearl tapioca that I plan on coloring to appear to be similar to salmon roe. I called all around and the only place I found that carried it was an Asian mkt. and they only sold large quantities. You all not only carry it in the size I need, it was shipped lightning fast. I also love the e-mails I received to let me know what was happening with the funny and witty.
Thank you so much. I certainly plan on bookmarking the site!

-lauren ”

, Baltimore, MD March 8, 2011

“Pearl tapioca is one of our favorite desserts. I usually add a small can of crushed pineapple. YUM!”

, West Palm Beach, FL August 25, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 152g (~5.4 oz.)
(Approx. 3 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 554
Calories From Fat 0
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 135g 45%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 5g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 3%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 13%


Pearl Tapioca. For a great Pudding: Mix 1 qt. milk and 3/4 cup sugar. Bring to boil. Drain water off tapioca, add tapioca to milk. Cook and stir till tapioca is clear (at least 30 min.) Then combine 3 beaten eggs, 3/4 cup sugar and 3/4 tsp. vanilla. Add to above mixture and bring to a full boil. Makes about 2 quarts.

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.


Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. It is ok to refrigerate.

Country of Origin: Brazil

ID: 7139

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