Hibiscus Iced Tea | Agua Fresca de Jamaica

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Ingredients:
1½ cups dry hibiscus flower
1 cup sugar (or to taste)
10 cups water divided

Preparation:

  1. Boil 4 cups water with hibiscus flowers and sugar on a medium-high flame for 20 minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved. The water should reduce slightly and become thicker in consistency.
  2. Strain the concentrate into a large pitcher. Reserve hydrated flowers for a later use.
  3. Stir in remaining 6 cups of water.
  4. Chill and serve over plenty of ice. Garnish with fresh lime slice.

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Categories: Aguas Frescas and Drinks

5 Comments on “Hibiscus Iced Tea | Agua Fresca de Jamaica”

  1. EHmartin
    May 1, 2016 at 7:44 pm #

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