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Hibiscus tea recipe (in french press)
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Hibiscus Tea

This hibiscus tea recipe will give you a wonderful, ruby-red herbal tea that has a sour, cranberry-like, tart taste. With the right sweetener, it is the perfect tea for winter (it has that incredible Christmas red color).
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Caribbean
Keyword: hibiscus tea, sorrel drink
Servings: 4


  • 2 cups fresh hibiscus calyxes (or 1 cup dried hibiscus calyxes)
  • 5 cups boiling water
  • sweetener of your choice


  • Add boiling water to sepals.
  • Leave to steep for 15 mins.
  • Alternatively, boil sepals and water over medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Strain, sweeten and serve hot or chilled.