Author Julia Turshen regularly makes this tea drink steeped with Caribbean spices for family gatherings. Serve as is for a non-alcoholic party drink or serve with mixers for guests to spike as desired.

Julia Turshen
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Melanie Acevedo

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
5 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small pot combine 1/4 cup sugar, 2 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger, 6 whole cloves, and 2 cups water. Bring to boiling over high; cook and stir 1 minute or until sugar dissolves. Add 4 hibiscus tea bags. Let cool to room temperature. Strain through a sieve into a large pitcher. Stir in 1 1/2 cups each orange and grapefruit juices. Chill up to 24 hours. Serve with lime slices. Serves 8.

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Tips

serve alongside rum, sparkling wine, seltzer water, ginger ale, or other desired mixers.

Nutrition Facts

68 calories; carbohydrates 17g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 14g; protein 1g; vitamin a 305.2IU; vitamin c 45.7mg; thiamin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.3mg; folate 20.5mcg; sodium 4mg; potassium 197mg; calcium 20mg; iron 0.3mg.
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