How to Make the Perfect Green Tea Shot

It was an easy task.

I’d made a lot of green tea shots before and they were always super watered down.

This one, however, had a nice hint of sweetness, and I was pretty sure it was going to turn out a hit.

The thing is, you’re going to need a lot more green tea than you think.

Green tea isn’t cheap.

If you’re buying your greens at a health food store, there are probably about 100-200 grams of green leaf per cup of tea.

That’s a lot, and it means you’re really going to want to use lots of tea leaves.

You’ll also want to buy a lot fewer leaves than you’d like to, and you’re not going to get much of a yield out of your tea. 

For the green tea shot above, I was using 1/4 cup of leaf per shot.

So, you can probably get away with just about 2 cups of green leaves per cup, but that will take a long time.

For the recipe, I made it with only one cup of green juice.

Instead of using the tea as a substitute for sugar, I used it to create the flavor. 

The result?

A rich, buttery taste.

How to Make The Perfect Green Coffee Shot This green coffee shot is so rich, and so full of flavor, that it can’t be beat.

It’s just a shot of espresso mixed with a creamy, sweet green bean mixture.

When it comes to coffee shots, you need to take the time to get the ingredients right.

Make sure you get the right amount of tea, and make sure the leaves are fresh. 

If you want to make this green coffee with a bit of cream, add it to the espresso mixture. 

But, I prefer to make it with just a dash of milk. 

When it’s made with milk, you want a little more than just the green leaves, but you don’t want to go overboard. 

You want a milkiness that matches the taste of the green beans, not too milk-y and not too skimpy. 

As I’ve mentioned before, green tea is incredibly rich in flavor.

There’s no other beverage that comes close to it. 

I love a good shot of this green tea with a cold, smooth cup of espresso. 

Here’s what you need: Green tea leaf 1/2 cup (1 oz.) milk 1 tablespoon (30 ml) sugar 1/8 teaspoon (3.5 ml) sea salt (optional) Place the tea leaf and milk in a blender. 

Blend until smooth and creamy. 

Add the sugar and salt, if using, and blend until smooth. 

Set aside. 

Place 2 cups (3-4 cups) of milk into a cup and set aside.

 Put 1/3 cup of milk in the blender and blend for about 1 minute until smooth Add a little salt to taste and blend to blend. 

Put the milk into the blender again, and process until smooth again. 

Mix in the salt and sugar and blend Add more milk if desired. 

 I usually pour the mixture into a glass mug and then add the milk and ice to the mug. 

Then pour the milk over the ice and blend on low for 5-10 minutes, until the ice is solid. 

Pour into the mug and garnish with chopped green leaves and fresh basil leaves. 

Green Coffee Shot This green coffee shot is so rich and smooth that it’s a perfect breakfast, a morning coffee, or a light dinner. 

It’s also great for adding a little sweetness to a glass of iced tea or iced coffee. 

And, it’s perfect for serving over a hot chocolate or ice cream. 

Make this green coffee shot for any occasion, anytime of day. 

Enjoy! 

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