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Heavenly Hibiscus

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Tue, 2014-06-17 13:28

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
Sourcehttp://www.hesana.co.uk/
Prep time
1 hour
Cooking time
Total time
1 hour

Description

This is a tea made from the flowers of the ‘Bissap’ flower (Hibiscus) which has been described as the national drink of Senegal.

Ingredients

2 cups
bissap (hibiscus flowers )
1 cup
sugar
1  
mint (sprig)
1⁄2  
lemon juice

Notes

Hesana Heavenly hibiscus" drink - a great summer drink

Instructions

How to make Heavenly Hibiscus?
1. Rinse the flowers under cold water then set aside
2. Meanwhile add 2 litres of cold water to a saucepan and bring to the boil.
3. As soon as the water reaches boiling point add the flowers
4. Remove from the heat and allow to seep for ten to fifteen minutes
5. After this time pour the tea through a strainer into a pitcher
6. Stir in the sugar and lemon juice and add the sprig of mint to the juice
7. Transfer to the fridge to allow the drink to cool

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