Ever seen a rich, velvety red color tea, that is nourishing as well as tasty? You be like Is there any such tea? Yes, there is, and we are talking about Hibiscus Flower tea here!
As stunning as it looks in the form of a flower, Hibiscus is equally relishing when made into a tea, served both piping hot or icy cold, the choice is yours!
Hibiscus tea is the best among all the Herbal Teas and is known for its tart, cranberry-like flavor.
Aqua De Jamaica is another popular name for Hibiscus flower tea and is found all over California, on every counter, just next to the soda dispenser.
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What is Hibiscus Flower Tea?
A true-taste sensation, this vibrant-colored hibiscus tea is made as an infusion from crimson or deep magenta-colored calyces of roselle flower.
It is more than just an infusion of dried hibiscus flowers, coz of added twist of fresh organic berries and water is a perfect feast for your senses and is a healthy thirst-quenching drink to recharge you for the rest of the day.
Still feeling a bit lacking in the taste, all you need to do is drizzle it with honey or a splash of lemonade, and now it is an unforgettable delight you can’t resist!
We can go on talking about hibiscus tea for hours, and still, we won’t be finished, with everything that we need to say.
But, without wasting any more time, let’s just come to the main point of this article, How to Make Hibiscus Flower Tea: A detailed step-by-step guide that guarantees it turns out the best every time!
Let’s gather all the ingredients, and jump straight to the recipe.
- 1 cup fresh hibiscus flowers or ½ cup dried hibiscus flowers.
- cups water
- ¼ cup honey add more if you like your tea sweater
- 3 tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
Step 1: To make this hibiscus tea, firstly take a cup of water and pour it into a boiling pan, but don’t let it boil to prevent any harm to the delicate flowers.
Step 2: Now, add the hibiscus flowers tea and, Let it simmer and steep for about 4-5 minutes.
Step 3: Add cinnamon powder while brewing the hibiscus flower tea to enhance the flavor. (Optional to make it taste better)
Step 4: To make it more awesome, squeeze a lemon for a more punch-like flavor.
Step 5: Lastly, give it a gentle touch of sweetness with a bit of honey and sugar, and swirl well. (Not recommended if you are trying to lose weight)
Strain in the pitcher, and don’t just discard these used hibiscus flowers as you can put them in your home garden which will work well as manure too!
There’s nothing like warming up with a Soothing Hibiscus Tea on those cold winter nights, so serve it hot, while you snuggle up in your cozy blanket.
But, what about beating the heat on a hot summer day, we love it chilled. Tall glass. Lots of ice. A straw. And a tall pitcher in the refrigerator for refills. Also, to mellow its little tart, cranberry-like flavor, add a drizzle of honey or a splash of lemonade, and Voila! Enjoy!