Jamaica Water

Jamaica Water
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makes 4 to 5 cups Agua de Jamaica
Ingredients
  • Jamaica Concentrate (makes about 5 cups):
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups dried hibiscus or jamaica flowers, about 2-3 ounces, depending on how tightly you pack the cups
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar or to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice or to taste
  • Jamaica Water:
  • 1 cup Jamaica Concentrate above
  • 3 to 4 cups water
To Prepare
  • To make the concentrate: In a saucepan, pour 8 cups of water and place over high heat. Once it comes to a boil, add the jamaica flowers, simmer at medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes and turn off the heat. Let it cool down and strain into a heat proof glass or plastic water jar. Add the sugar and lime juice, mix well, cover and refrigerate.
  • It will keep in the refrigerator for at least 3 months.
  • When ready to serve, dilute 1 cup concentrate with 3 to 4 cups water, or to your liking, and some ice cubes.
Ingredients
  • Jamaica Concentrate (makes about 5 cups):
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups dried hibiscus or jamaica flowers, about 2-3 ounces, depending on how tightly you pack the cups
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar or to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice or to taste
  • Jamaica Water:
  • 1 cup Jamaica Concentrate above
  • 3 to 4 cups water
To Prepare
  • To make the concentrate: In a saucepan, pour 8 cups of water and place over high heat. Once it comes to a boil, add the jamaica flowers, simmer at medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes and turn off the heat. Let it cool down and strain into a heat proof glass or plastic water jar. Add the sugar and lime juice, mix well, cover and refrigerate.
  • It will keep in the refrigerator for at least 3 months.
  • When ready to serve, dilute 1 cup concentrate with 3 to 4 cups water, or to your liking, and some ice cubes.

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