Agua De Jamaica (Hibiscus Iced Tea)
Originated from Central America, Agua de Jamaica is a great refreshing beverage. Hibiscus is known for maintaining a normal body temperature and encourage fluid balance, which will cool down and refresh your body after a long day at work. It's a perfect recipe for hot summer days!
1/3 cup dried hibiscus flowers
2 cinnamon sticks
4 cups cold water
simple syrup (add as desired)
Place the hibiscus and cinnamon sticks in a large jar
Add water. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Strain out the solids and serve over ice with a slice of lime, if desired.
Add simple syrup to taste.
Store the hibiscus iced tea covered in the refrigerator for up to one week.