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Agua Fresca with Hibiscus

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Agua Fresca translates to fresh waters. This summer, try this delicious, light drink made from steeped hibiscus or “jamaica” flowers. This may look like a cranberry juice, but it is more like an iced tea. This drink is the perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or any other hot day! Cheers
Ingredients
  Water 2 Quart, divided
  Dry hibiscus flower 2 Ounce (Jamaica)
  Dark brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sliced orange 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon 1 (For Garnish, And / Or Limes)
Directions

1 Bring 1 quart water to a boil. Add hibiscus and sugar, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

2 Remove from heat. Add remaining quart of water. Strain into a pitcher and chill.

3 To serve, pour into a glass filled with ice and garnish with citrus slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Beverage
Method: 
Boiled
Occasion: 
Cinco De Mayo
Need something for a hot summer day? Then take a look at this agua fresca with hibiscus recipe. Watch the video to see how the chef combines just 4 ingredients to make an absolutely delicious beverage in no time. This drink is a perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or any other hot day!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 673 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.17 g0.27%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g0.11%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 19.4 mg0.8%

Total Carbohydrates 181 g60.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 164.9 g

Protein 0.7 g1.4%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 74.4%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 2.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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