7 Refreshing Hibiscus Drink Recipes

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Late summer is one of the hottest times of the year! To beat the heat, you must stay cool and hydrated! Water is good, but it can also be a bit boring. Add some colour and flavour to your water by making a refreshing hibiscus drink!  Hibiscus flowers  are edible and have a distinctive tangy, citrus-like flavour. As well, they are also a good source of vitamin C!

Many people around the world, especially those living in hot climates, drink iced teas made from hibiscus. In Latin America, this popular drink is called “agua de Jamaica” and in Jamaica, it is called sorrel. Sugar is often added to the drinks as the flowers tends to be on the sour side.

These recipes use dried hibiscus flowers, which can be purchased at herbal stores, Latin/Jamaican supermarkets, and specialty foods stores. Or you can always use fresh hibiscus flowers from your own garden—but only if you didn’t spray them with pesticides or other chemicals!

Give one of these refreshing hibiscus drink recipes a try!

  1. Agua de Jamaica
  2. Hibiscus Ginger Punch
  3. Hibiscus Mint Iced Tea
  4. Blueberry Hibiscus Iced Tea Recipe
  5. Earl Grey & Hibiscus Lemonade
  6. Strawberry Hibiscus Tea Lemonade
  7. Orange & Hibiscus Iced Tea


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About Connor Lowry

I love flowers! I enjoy writing about them as well as gardening. Mostly I love finding new and unique flower gardening ideas I encourage you to post regularly on this blog, and send in guest blogs or ideas for new blogs as well. New and exciting blogs are always welcome I intend to post a lot of interesting facts and fun stuff about flowers, as well as info on many varieties of flowers.
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5 Responses to 7 Refreshing Hibiscus Drink Recipes

  1. Tea Foodie [by Zanitea] says:

    Thanks for including my Earl Grey and Hibiscus Lemonade on your list. Nice collection!


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  3. get smart says:

    The hibiscus species used is Hibiscus Sabdariffa, commonly known as Roselle or Sorrel. It is the sepals which are used for drink infusions. The petals are sweet and edible. It grows readily in the southern states. Another common name for it is Florida Cranberry.


  4. tribute0928 says:

    Reblogged this on tribute0928's Blog and commented:
    I love♡ Hibiscus Drink…♥ Thank You!


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