Hibiscus Rum Cocktails

The hibiscus brings a sweet and tart flavor to this crimson cocktail (think cranberry). Find the dried flowers in specialty foods stores[ or look for them online.]

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
25 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
6 cocktails
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • One 1/2-inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 12 ounces dark rum
  • Orange wedges or slices, for garnish
Directions
  • Bring 3 cups water and the ginger to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Add the sugar, stir until dissolved and remove from the heat. Add the hibiscus flowers, and let the tea steep for 10 minutes. Strain the tea through a fine-mesh strainer, and refrigerate it until completely cooled, about 15 minutes.

  • Fill 6 wineglasses with ice. Add 4 ounces of the hibiscus tea and 2 ounces of the rum to each glass. Stir, and garnish with orange wedges.

  • Copyright 2015 Television Food Network, G.P. All rights reserved.


CATEGORIES:
View All

Cooking Tips
More Recipes and Ideas
Loading review filters...
BROWSE REVIEWS BY KEYWORD
    Reviews

    This recipe is featured in:

    Mother's Day