How to brew Hibiscus Tea

This simple hibiscus tea made from dried hibiscus flowers and water is perfect for the winter. Place a fine-mesh strainer on top of the teapot, and strain your cold-brewed hibiscus tea through the strainer to catch any dried hibiscus flowers. Learn to brewed hibiscus tea using dried flowers using this simple recipe.

To make this hibiscus beverage, begin by taking 3-4 flowers for each cup of tea. If you want to use fresh hibiscus flowers from your garden, you will have to pick them up and dry the petals before making your tea. You steep dry hibiscus petals in boiling hot water for several minutes to brew your tea (and chill to iced tea), and this method allows you to taste the full flavour of the hibiscus.

To make a concentrate, place three cups of distilled cold water on top of the flowers. Add the remaining three cups of water to the concentrate in a large, glass serving jug. Place the big tea ball in a glass bowl and fill with water.

Add the basil, strawberries, and lime juice to the water, then cover. At this point, you can add additional herbs as well, or you can add basil, lemongrass, lemon zest, etc. Let the tea steep for 15-20 minutes.

Add the water and hibiscus leaves to the big pot and cover it. Now strain the mixture and add cold water, sugar, or honey, and your cold hibiscus tea is done.

Since cold water takes more time to develop and infuse flavors, you will want to steep your iced hibiscus tea for eight to 12 hours before serving. Chill hibiscus iced tea thoroughly: After your tea has brewed in hot water, you will want to place it in the fridge to chill. You can leave a wide bowl exposed, or you can add plastic wrap to keep the bits from spoiling the iced hibiscus tea as it steeps.

Once you have your dried flowers ready to make tea, put loose flowers into a glass container, bowl, or large teapot, and pour clean water over the flowers. Cover the glass medium-sized bowl, allowing the color of those dried flowers to soak in water from the medium-sized pot. You can use dried rose flowers, whatever kind of berries you like, such as fresh strawberries, raspberries, and so on, to create long-lasting hibiscus tea, or use a few lavender flowers.

This Hibiscus tea recipe (Agua de Jamaica) blends dried hibiscus flowers, a mixture of fresh organic berries, and water to make a healthy, thirst-quenching beverage. Add a sprinkle of honey or splash of lemonade to make Hibiscus Sweet Tea with a great flavor. Hibiscus Iced Tea has many health benefits, and dried hibiscus flowers infuse this Hibiscus Tea recipe with more than just flavour, they provide a few health benefits too.

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