Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Jamaica Flower Water

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 1 1/2 quarts
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2 quarts water

3/4 cup dried Jamiaca or hibiscus flowers

1/2 cup sugar or honey

Orange slices for garnish


  1. Bring the water to a boil. Add the flowers and return to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook 10 minutes. Stir in the sugar or honey, strain into a pitcher and refrigerate. Serve cold over ice with slices of orange as garnish.

Cook’s Note

Variation: Before serving, stir in 2 cups of orange juice.

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