Hibiscus Tea Recipe (Agua de Jamaica) – Authentic Mexican Version
Hibiscus tea, also known as "Agua de Jamaica", is delicious, refreshing and a very popular beverage throughout Mexico.
Servings 4 cups
- 1 cup of dried hibiscus petals
- 2 cups of water to boil with the hibiscus petals
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 1 liter of cool water
Add the dried hibiscus petals to a small pot on the stove with two cups of water, and bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium-low and let simmer for about 15 minutes.
In a separate pitcher, combine 1 liter of water with the sugar and mix until the sugar dissolves.
Remove the hibiscus and water from the heat, and let cool for approximately 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes, strain the liquid from the hibiscus petals and add the strained liquid to the pitcher with the sugar and water.
Add ice and enjoy!
Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Sodium: 21mg | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 10.9mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 5.1mg