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Jamaica Popsicles

8 popsicles
Paletas de Jamaica


To make Jamaica Concentrate (makes about 5 cups):

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups, about 2-3 ounces, dried hibiscus flowers, depending on how tightly you pack the cups
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, or to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice, or to taste

To make Jamaica Popsicles:

  • 2 cups hibiscus flower/jamaica concentrate
  • 3/4 cup mango, peeled, pitted diced
  • Chocolate morsels to taste, optional
  • Shredded coconut to taste, optional
  • For adult fun you can make them grown up and add some Rum!

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 minutes and turn off the heat. When cool, strain into a heat proof glass or plastic water jar. Add the sugar and lime juice, mix well, cover and refrigerate.
To make the popsicles:
  • Pour 2 cups of jamaica concentrate into 8, 4 ounce molds. Add pieces of mango, chocolate and coconut. Place in freezer until set and frozen, about 4 to 5 hours. Enjoy!