Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Tea)

This refreshing Agua de Jamaica or Hibiscus Tea is a popular Mexican drink. Made from dried hibiscus flowers this cold drink has a sweet and tart flavor and is ready in less than 20 minutes!


Water Sugar Dried Hibiscus Flowers Lime Juice

Pour water into a medium size saucepan. Add the sugar and stir to combine. Heat over medium heat until the water just begins to boil.

Stir occasionally until the sugar completely dissolves. Remove from heat and add the dried hibiscus, stir to coat in the water. Let this sit and steep.

Pour hibiscus tea through a fine mesh strainer into a large pitcher, discarding the flowers. Add the remaining water to the pitcher, then add in the lime juice, stir and taste.

Serve cold over ice. Garnish with mint and lime as desired.