Hibiscus Iced Tea

Steeped hibiscus flowers make a tart, fruity tea. You can also brew store-bought hibiscus tea bags as strong as you like.

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  • Yield: Makes about 5 1/3 cups
Hibiscus Iced Tea

Photography: Petrina Tinslay

Source: Martha Stewart Living, August 2010

Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 1 cup dried hibiscus flowers (kalustyans.com)
  • 1/3 cup superfine sugar

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add hibiscus flowers. Remove from heat, and let stand for 1 hour. Strain through a sieve; discard flowers. Stir in sugar. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Cook's Notes

Tea can be refrigerated for up to 4 days.

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