Recipe from Vegetarian Times
Red hibiscus flowers are a common ingredient in ruby-hued herbal tea bags, such as Celestial Seasonings' Red Zinger.
Yield: 1 quart
see savings3 cupsdried sorrel or red hibiscus flowers, or 5 Red Zinger tea bags
see savings1 4 inchcinnamon stick
see savings10whole cloves
see savings1/4 teaspooncrushed allspice
see savings2 3 inch piecespeeled fresh ginger
see savings1 cupsugar
see savings1 cupwater
To make Sorrel Drink: Bring all ingredients and 4 cups water to a boil in saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 10 minutes. Cool, strain, and chill.
To make Simple Syrup: Bring sugar and water to a boil in small saucepan. Stir to dissolve sugar, and simmer 1 minute. Cool.
Pour Sorrel Drink over ice. Serve with pitcher of Simple Syrup for guests to sweeten drinks to taste.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 33, carb. (g) 8, sugar (g) 8, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet