An Easy Recipe for Making Homemade Hibiscus Syrup
Are you looking for a fun and easy way to add a delicious flavor to your drinks? Why not try homemade hibiscus syrup! It's a simple and tasty way to make your favorite beverages even more flavorful. Plus, making your own hibiscus syrup is surprisingly easy and only takes about 15 minutes!
What You Will Need
-2 cups of water
-1 cup of sugar
-1/2 cup of dried hibiscus flowers (also known as jamaica or flor de Jamaica)
-A saucepan with a lid
-A fine mesh strainer
-A funnel (optional)
STEP 1 : Combine the water, sugar, and hibiscus flowers in the saucepan. Put the lid on the saucepan and bring it to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Once it comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
STEP 2. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes. Then strain the mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a container or jar. Discard the solids that are left in the strainer. If desired, use a funnel to pour the syrup into bottles or containers with lids.
STEP 3. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks or freeze for longer storage. Use as desired in your favorite beverages!
There you have it – an easy recipe for homemade hibiscus syrup! This sweet syrup adds a unique flavor to drinks like tea, lemonade, cocktails, or mocktails – whatever you choose, it’s sure to be delicious! So why not give this recipe a try and see what creative drinks you can come up with? Enjoy!