Jamaica Flower Water
cup loosely packed dried Jamaica or hibiscus flowers (1 ounce)
tablespoons lime juice
- 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.
- 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