Jamaica Flower Water

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Serving Size: 8 ounces
  • Yields: 6 (8-ounce) servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Stand: 30 mins
  • Chill: 4 hrs
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Jamaica Flower Water
Ingredients
6
cups water
1
cup loosely packed dried Jamaica or hibiscus flowers (1 ounce)
3/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons lime juice
 
Ice cubes
Directions
  1. In a medium saucepan bring water to boiling. Remove from heat and add dried Jamaica or hibiscus flowers. Let stand 10 minutes. Add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Let stand 20 minutes more.
  2. Strain flower mixture through a sieve, pressing flowers to extract as much liquid as possible; discard flowers. Stir in lime juice. Cover and chill 4 hours. Serve over ice. Makes about 6 (8-ounce) servings.
From the Test Kitchen

Prepare flower water as directed. Cover and chill for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts (Jamaica Flower Water)
    Per serving:
  • 98 kcal cal.,
  • 7 mg sodium,
  • 25 g carb.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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