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Hibiscus Flower Coolers

Yield: 6 cups, about 4 servings


Nutrition Facts

Yield: 6 cups, about 4 servings

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 58
Calories From Fat: 0
Total Fat: 0
Cholesterol: 0
Sodium: 0
Total Carbohydrates: 15g
Protein: 0

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.


In saucepan, bring water to boil and add flowers. Simmer mixture 5 minutes and remove pan from heat. Let mixture stand 30 minutes to infuse.

Pour infusion through sieve into glass pitcher, pressing on solids and discard flowers. Add sugar and ice, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Chill cooler and stir before serving over ice in tall glasses.

Note: Nontoxic, organic dried hibiscus flowers are sold in Mexican and Jamaican markets as sorrel. Do not use flowers from your garden.

Source: adapted from Gourmet magazine, June 1997

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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