Introduction: How to Make Bubble Tea
Bubble tea is one of the most popular drinks in Asia. It can be served in many various flavors. These instructions will help you make milk tea flavored bubble tea at home in few very easy steps. The whole process will only take about 10-15 minutes so you will be ready to enjoy bubble tea with your friends and family today!
*for one serving size
1/2 cup of bubble tea mix (flavor of your choice).
1/2 cup of non-dairy cream
1/2 cup of brown sugar and 1/2 cup of white cane sugar
1 cup of black Tapioca pearls
one small cooking pan
one mid-sized cooking pot
one cocktail mixer
two bowls (mid-sized)
bubble tea cups and straws
one measure cup
Step 1: Make the Sugar Syrup
Step A: Put 1/2 cup of white cane sugar in the pan
Step B: Put 1/2 cup of brown sugar in the pan
Step C: Put one cup of water into the pan
Step D: Turn on the stove to high temperature.
Step E: Stir it while boiling it for 1 minute.
Note:This sugar syrup will be used as a sweetener for the bubble tea and it also keep a good consistency for the bubble tea.
Step 2: Store the Syrup for Later Use
Put the syrup in a container for later use.
Caution: be careful the hotness of the syrup.
Note: the syrup should be in a liquid status right now, however, the longer you store it, the thicker it gets. It is very normal.
Step 3: Cook the Tapioca Pearls
Step A: Put two cups of water in a pot.
Step B: Turn on the stove to high temperature.
Step C: Heat until it boils.
Step B: Put the Tapioca pearls into the boiling water.
Step C: Put a lid on the pot for 5-10 minutes ( depending on your flavor, the more you cook, the softer they are)
Note:Stir it if necessary to avoid the situation where the Tapioca pearls get stick to the pot.
Step 4: Cool Off the Tapioca Pearls
Put the cooked Tapioca pearls into a bowl to cool off.
Caution: this step can be dangerous, be careful with the steam and the hot water dropping from the pot.
Note: If you want to store the leftover Tapioca pearls for later use, mix some brown sugar into some water in a bowl and put the Tapioca pearls in it.
Step 5: Put the Ingredients in the Cocktail Mixer to Mix
Step A: Put 1/2 cup of non dairy cream into the cocktail mixer.
Step B: Put 1/2 cup of bubble tea mix into the cocktail mixer.
Step C: Put 4 spoons of syrup into the cocktail mixer. (add less syrup if preferred)
Step D: Put 2 cups of water into the cocktail mixer.
Step 6: Shake the Ingredients
Shake the cocktail mixer hard for about 30 seconds.
Note: Hold on to the top tight to prevent the liquid from spilling.
After finishing shaking, let the cocktail mixer sit for 30 seconds.
Step 7: How to Serve
Step A: Put some ice in a cup
Step B: Put the cooked Tapioca pearls in the cup.
Step C: Pour everything out from the cocktail mixer in the cup as well.
Step 8: Ready to Drink
Put a lid on and straw in the cup and enjoy your bubble tea!
Now, you have finished all the steps to make a cup of bubble tea. You can make them for parties or for daily drinks. Enjoy!