A refreshing summer drink made from fresh lemons and hibiscus petals
2 cups of freshly squeezed lemon juice
10 cups of water
2 cups of sugar
1/2 cup of hibiscus syrup (recipe below)
2 cups of water
1/2 cup of dried hibiscus petals
1/3 cup of sugar
Bring 2 cups of water to a boil.
Once boiling, add 1/2 cup of hibiscus petals and lower to a simmer.
Simmer for 35-40 minutes until liquid is dark red.
Add sugar and allow to cool. This can be made ahead and kept in the fridge for a few days.
While the hibiscus syrup is cooling, squeeze enough lemons to yield 2 cups of juice.
In a large pitcher, mix together the water and sugar. Mix well, allowing sugar to dissolve. This can take a few minutes if your water is room temperature or cold.
Add in lemon juice and hibiscus syrup, mix well and serve over ice.
- Serving Size: 8 oz