Green Tea Bubble Tea
For the green-tea simple syrup:
1 cup sugar
¼ cup green-tea powder
Pinch of salt
1 cup boiling water
For each drink:
2 tablespoons black bubble-tea
bubbles, cooked, strained, and
rinsed according to package
Splash of amaretto
2 ounces vodka
1½ ounces green-tea simple syrup, or
2 ounces milk
Make the green-tea simple syrup: Whisk the sugar with the green-tea
powder and salt until no clumps remain. Slowly add the boiling water,
whisking constantly until dissolved. Strain if necessary to remove clumps.
Make the drink: Combine the cooked “bubbles” with the amaretto in a
rocks glass and fill with ice. Put the vodka, green-tea simple syrup, and
milk in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into the rocks glass.
Serve with a wide straw.