Hibiscus Iced Tea (Aqua de Jamaica)

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Hibisscus-Iced-Tea

CategoryCuisineDiets, Yield4 Servings

A refreshing drink for hot summer days!

Ingredients

 ½ cup dried hibiscus flowers (flor de Jamaica)
 1 cinnamon stick
 4 cups cold water
 1 to 2 tablespoons maple syrup or sweetener of your choice
 Lime wedges for garnish

Instructions

1

Place hibiscus flowers and cinnamon stick in large jar or bowl. Add water. Cover and refrigerate overnight (8 to 12 hours).

2

Strain, add sweetener of choice.

3

Serve over ice with lime wedges.

4

Optional aromatics to steep: sliced fresh ginger, star anise, dried orange peel, allspice, lemongrass.

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Ingredients

 ½ cup dried hibiscus flowers (flor de Jamaica)
 1 cinnamon stick
 4 cups cold water
 1 to 2 tablespoons maple syrup or sweetener of your choice
 Lime wedges for garnish

Directions

1

Place hibiscus flowers and cinnamon stick in large jar or bowl. Add water. Cover and refrigerate overnight (8 to 12 hours).

2

Strain, add sweetener of choice.

3

Serve over ice with lime wedges.

4

Optional aromatics to steep: sliced fresh ginger, star anise, dried orange peel, allspice, lemongrass.

Hibiscus Iced Tea (Aqua de Jamaica)