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hibiscus simple syrup

Hibiscus Syrup

  • Author: Celeste
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: About 2 cups (500 ml) 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This Hibiscus syrup is simple to make and is perfect for adding to cocktails, desserts, and other sweet drinks.


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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup (26 g) dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1 1/2 cups (300 g) granulated sugar
  • 2 cups (500 ml) water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 6 whole cloves

Instructions

  1. Add dried hibiscus flowers, sugar, and water to a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir occasionally until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture reaches a simmer.
  2. Stir in the cinnamon stick, cardamom pods, and cloves and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Turn off the heat and let steep for 1 hour before straining with a fine mesh sieve. Transfer the syrup into an airtight bottle or jar and store in the fridge.

Notes

Keep in the fridge for up to 3 weeks in an airtight container.

Make a simple agua fresca by adding a bit of the syrup to some water. Best served chilled or over ice.

Use it for cocktails, desserts, and other drinks.

Keywords: hibiscus syrup, hibiscus simple syrup, dried hibiscus flowers