1½ cups dry hibiscus flower
1 cup sugar (or to taste)
10 cups water divided
- 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.
- Strain the concentrate into a large pitcher. Reserve hydrated flowers for a later use.
- Stir in remaining 6 cups of water.
- Chill and serve over plenty of ice. Garnish with fresh lime slice.
Lola Wiarco Dweck
Lola is a Mexican-American recipe developer, writer, and cooking instructor who loves sharing her culture with the world. Growing up in California and spending summers in Mexico, Lola celebrates her family’s Mexican recipes and vibrant culture through Lola’s Cocina.