Category: Drinks, Juices & Smoothies

How to Make Bubble Tea from Scratch

Bubble tea, also called milk tea or boba tea, is a drink that originated from Taiwan. It is a tea-based drink with a mix of milk and tapioca balls. In this recipe, tapioca balls will be made from scratch using tapioca starch, cocoa powder, water, and brown sugar.

Ingredients:

Tapioca Balls:

• 100 grams tapioca starch
• 6 grams cocoa powder
• 65 grams water
• 40 grams brown sugar

Syrup:

• 35 grams sugar
• 70 grams water

Tea:

• 20 grams water
• 1 cinnamon stick
• 2 cardamoms
• 2 cloves
• 8 grams black tea
• 100 grams milk

• some ice cubes

Instructions:

In a mixing bowl, add 100 grams of tapioca starch.
Sift in 6 grams of cocoa powder.
Mix well until combined.
Set aside.

Set a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
Add 65 grams of water and 40 grams of brown sugar.
Stir to combine and let it boil.
Once it starts to boil, turn off the heat.
Add the tapioca starch mixture.
Mix well to combine.
Transfer to a clean work surface.
Knead until thick and smooth.
Roll it out like to a thin rope.
Cut the rope into green pea-size pieces.
Make each piece into a small ball, which will be the tapioca ball.
Place the tapioca balls in a bowl.
Sprinkle some flour to avoid the balls from sticking to each other.

Set a medium pot over medium heat.
Fill it with water and let it boil.
Once it starts to boil, add the small balls into the ppt.
Boil for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes, strain the water.
Wash the tapioca balls in cold water.
Set aside.

Set a medium pot over medium heat.
Add 70 grams of water and 35 grams of sugar.
Mix well and let it boil.
Add the small balls into the pot.
Stir well, then remove from the heat.
Place in the fridge to cool.

Grind a cinnamon stick, cardamoms, and cloves.
Add it in a pot with 20 grams of water.
Set it over low heat and let it boil for 3 minutes.
Add 8 grams of black tea into the pot.
Boil for another 3 minutes.
Once done, strain the tea.
Add 100 grams of milk.
Set aside.

Assembly:

Prepare a glass.
Add the cooled tapioca balls to the glass.
Add some ice cubes.
Pour the milk and tea mixture into the glass.
Serve and enjoy!

How To Make Bubble Tea From Scratch
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KZq6yRLOZs

10 Easy Milkshake Recipes – How To Make Refreshing Summer Drinks

Make refreshing and easy milkshakes for you and your friends! Traditionally, a milkshake is a combination of milk, ice cream, sweeteners, and flavorings. There are 10 easy milkshake recipes in this super collection. Instead of ice cream, various other ingredients in the form of fruits, cucumber, and even cornflakes are used in each milkshake.

1. Chocolate Milkshake

Ingredients:

• 2 tbsp chocolate chips
• 2 tsp sugar
• 1 1/2 tsp cocoa powder
• 2 ice cubes
• 200 ml milk
• chocolate syrup

Instructions:

In a blender, add 2 tbsp chocolate chips, 2 tsp sugar, 1 1/2 tsp cocoa powder, and 2 ice cubes.
Pour 200 ml milk.
Add some chocolate syrup.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass.
Drizzle with some chocolate syrup.
Serve and enjoy!

2. Apple Peanut Milkshake

Ingredients:

• 1 medium apple (sliced)
• 2 tsp sugar
• 2 tbsp crushed peanut
• 2 ice cubes
• 200 ml milk
• pistachio powder (for garnishing)

Instructions:

In a blender, add 1 sliced medium apple, 2 tsp sugar, 2 tbsp crushed peanut, and 2 ice cubes.
Pour 200 ml milk.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass.
Sprinkle some pistachio powder.
Serve and enjoy!

3. Grapes Milkshake

Ingredients:

• 100 grams grapes
• 2 tsp sugar
• 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
• 2 ice cubes
• 200 ml milk

Instructions:

In a blender, add 100 grams grapes, 2 tsp sugar, 1/4 cardamom powder, and 2 ice cubes.
Pour 200 ml milk.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass.
Serve and enjoy!

4. Banana Creamcheese Milkshake

Ingredients:

• 1 medium ripe banana (sliced)
• 2 tsp sugar
• 1 tbsp cream cheese
• 2 ice cubes
• 200 ml milk
• cinnamon powder (for garnishing)

Instructions:

In a blender, add 1 sliced medium ripe banana, 2 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp cream cheese, and 2 ice cubes.
Pour 200 ml milk.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass.
Sprinkle some cinnamon powder.
Serve and enjoy!

5. Strawberry Milkshake

Ingredients:

• 100 grams strawberry
• 2 tsp sugar
• 2 ice cubes
• 200 ml milk
• strawberry syrup
• a slice of strawberry

Instructions:

In a blender, add 100 grams strawberry, 2 tsp sugar, and 2 ice cubes.
Pour 200 ml milk.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Drizzle some strawberry syrup into a glass.
Transfer the strawberry milkshake in the same glass.
Drizzle some strawberry syrup on top.
Top it off with a slice of strawberry.
Serve and enjoy!

6. Cornflakes Milkshake

Ingredients:

• 50 grams cornflakes
• 2 tsp sugar
• 1 1/2 tbsp chocolate syrup
• 2 ice cubes
• 5 drops vanilla essence
• 200 ml milk
• chocolate syrup
• crushed cornflakes

Instructions:

In a blender, add 50 grams cornflakes, 2 tsp sugar, 1 1/2 tbsp chocolate syrup, 2 ice cubes, and 5 drops vanilla essence.
Pour 200 ml milk.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Drizzle some chocolate syrup into a glass.
Transfer the cornflakes milkshake in the same glass.
Sprinkle some crushed cornflakes.
Drizzle some chocolate syrup on top.
Serve and enjoy!

7. Cucumber Milkshake

Ingredients:

• 1 medium cucumber (sliced)
• 2 tsp sugar
• 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
• 2 ice cubes
• 200 ml milk
• some sliced almonds (for garnishing)

Instructions:

In a blender, add 1 medium cucumber, 2 tsp sugar, 1/4 tsp cardamom powder, and 2 ice cubes.
Pour 200 ml milk.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass.
Top it off with some sliced almonds.
Serve and enjoy!

8. Dates Milkshake

Ingredients:

• 100 grams seedless dates
• 2 tsp sugar
• 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
• 2 ice cubes
• 200 ml milk
• single date (for topping)

Instructions:

In a blender, add 100 grams seedless dates, 2 tsp sugar, 1/4 tsp cardamom powder, and 2 ice cubes.
Pour 200 ml milk.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass.
Top it off with a single date.
Serve and enjoy!

9. Cashew Pistacho Milkshake

Ingredients:

• some cashew nuts
• some pistachio nuts
• 100 ml milk + 100 ml milk
• 2 tsp sugar
• 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
• 2 ice cubes
• some sliced cashew and pistachio nuts (for toppings)

Instructions:

In a bowl, add some cashew and pistachio nuts.
Pour 100 ml milk.
Mix and soak nuts for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes, pour in a blender.
Add 2 tsp sugar, 1/4 tsp cardamom powder, and 2 ice cubes.
Pour another 100 ml milk.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass.
Top it off with some sliced cashew and pistachio nuts.
Serve and enjoy!

10. Mango Milkshake

Ingredients:

• 1 medium ripe mango (sliced)
• 2 tsp sugar
• 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
• 2 ice cubes
• 200 ml milk
• some ripe mango bits

Instructions:

In a blender, add 1 sliced medium ripe mango, 2 tsp sugar, 1/4 tsp cardamom powder, and 2 ice cubes.
Pour 200 ml milk.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass.
Top it off with ripe mango bits.
Serve and enjoy!

10 Easy Milkshake Recipes - How To Make Refreshing Summer Drinks
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlxOy62n584

How To Make Coffee Shop Style Mocha At Home

Who doesn’t enjoy coffee time? One of the classic coffee favorites is café mocha. It is also called mochaccino, which is a chocolate-based variety of caffe latte. Café mocha is a combination of hot milk and chocolate flavoring that is usually in the form of cocoa powder and sugar.

Ingredients:

• 1 cup full cream milk
• 1 tbsp instant coffee
• 1 tbsp cocoa powder
• 2-3 tbsp hot water
• 1 tsp sugar

Instructions:

This recipe takes 3 minutes. Serves 1.

In a mug, mix 1 tbsp instant coffee, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp cocoa powder, and 2-3 tbsp hot water.
Mix the ingredients well until everything dissolves in the hot water.
Set aside.

Set a saucepan over medium heat.
Add 1 cup full cream milk and heat for about 3 minutes.
Let it simmer and switch off the heat.
Another way is to microwave the milk at a high temperature for 1.5 minutes.
Pour the hot milk into a heat-resistant jar.
Properly close the lid.
Shake it for 15-20 seconds or until the milk is frothy.
Gradually pour the milk into the coffee mixture.
Serve and enjoy!

How To Make Coffee Shop Style Mocha At Home
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUJH1sUfLWM