For those of you who want to learn how to make the Star Wars blue milk that’s served at Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, we’ve got a video here for you to watch that shows you how! I still haven’t even been to Galaxy’s Edge yet to try the real thing, but one day I will. It’s more than just milk with blue food coloring.
The blue milk from Star Wars is actually Tatooine Bantha milk and is something that is easy to get at the Lars family table where Luke Skywalker grew up. Here’s a note from the video’s creator, How To Drink:
It made its debut in the 1977 film Star Wars and ever since then homemade versions of Blue Milk have been a right of passage for all the geeks who trek down the long dark road to long time ago in a galaxy far far away. Disney of course has opened Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge both at Walt Disney World Florida and Disney Land California, and they serve Blue Bantha Milk at both locations.
Since Disney owns Star Wars, the theme park milk must now be canon, so the only thing a true nerd can do now is recreate it, anything else belongs in the expanded universe! I managed to get down to Galaxy’s Edge over the summer and I spent a lot of time taste testing the blue milk to try to discern it’s flavors, and I had a really hard time with it. It wasn’t until I found a leaked image online of the ingredients listing on the powder they use to make the stuff that I had a break through.
Though the packaging implied that the primary flavor should be Dragon Fruit, my experiments with it yielded nothing that was even remotely close to what they served at Walt Disney World. The ingredients list was instructive in a lot of other ways though, and helped me zero in on the secret ingredient here: Orange Blossom Water. That really did the trick in my opinion. Beyond that it’s just a question of how to turn this stuff into a slushie, but you’ve got several options. I went the liquid nitrogen route because I can, it’s fast, and it looks cool. But you could also freeze some of the mix into ice cubes, combine it in a blender with some non-frozen stuff and frappe it up.
Check out the video below and let us know if you plan on attempting to make your own blue milk.