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How to Make Bubble Tea

by Matthew Zhao

Ingredients:

milk 

Boba ingredients

Boba to water ratio(for cooking) 1:8

½ cup water to 50 grams of black sugar (or brown sugar)

1 cup boba to 50 grams of black/brown sugar

Tea Ratio

1 cup of tea leaves(black tea is recommended but you can use any) to 6 cups of water

1 cup tea to 2tbsp brown sugar(recommended)

Ingredients:
milk

Boba ingredients

Boba to water ratio(for cooking) 1:8

½ cup water to 50 grams of black sugar (or brown sugar)

1 cup boba to 50 grams of black/brown sugar

Tea Ratio
1 cup of tea leaves(black tea is recommended but you can use any) to 6 cups of water

1 cup tea to 2tbsp brown sugar(recommended)

How to make Boba

Step 1- bring water (according to the 1:8 ratio) to a boil and put the boba in

Step 2- boil for 15-20 minutes or until soft (you can taste it)

Step 3- turn the heat off and let it sit for 10-15 minutes with the lid on

Step 4- put the boba in ice water immediately afterwards for about 5 minutes

Step 5- use water and dissolve the black or brown sugar (use the ratios or as sweet as you want it to be)

Step 6- bring it up to a boil and put your boba in(without ice water)

Step 7- reduce until its a thick syrup

How to Make the Tea

Step 1- use the recommended ratio to of tea leaves to water and bring it to a boil

Step 2- add brown sugar to the tea and boil it until the brown sugar has completely melted

How to Assemble    

Step 1- add as much or as little boba and syrup as you want

Step 2- add the tea and milk with a 1:1 ratio

Step 3- add additional melted brown/black sugar if necessary 

Congrats, you just made your first Bubble Tea!

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