Beverage Recipes

Hibiscus Iced Tea

Sip, savor, repeat. Sweet and citrusy, with just a hint of earthy spice, this Hibiscus Iced Tea feels like summer in a glass. The drink’s juicy, berry-red hue, courtesy of herbal, slightly tart hibiscus tea, conjures memories of a Popsicle on a hot afternoon — and it’s every bit as fun and refreshing! Allspice, cinnamon, and ginger bring notes of sumptuous spice, and lime brightens it all up with a citrusy punch. Tastes best with your feet up.

Hibiscus Iced Tea



Hibiscus Iced Tea

Serves: 8


8 cups water, divided
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cinnamon stick
1 Tbsp allspice berries
1 1”-piece ginger, washed and thinly sliced
4 hibiscus tea bags
Juice of 1 lime
Lime wedges, for garnish


  1. In a large saucepan, combine 4 cups of water with the sugar, cinnamon stick, allspice berries, and ginger.

  2. Bring to a boil over high heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved, 3 minutes.

  3. Remove the pot from the heat and add the hibiscus tea bags. Let steep for 10 minutes.

  4. Using a fine-mesh strainer, strain the tea into a large heatproof pitcher. Add the remaining 4 cups of water and the lime juice.

  5. Chill completely in the refrigerator, about 3 hours.

  6. Serve the tea over ice and garnished with a lime wedge. It can be stored in a pitcher with an airtight lid for up to 5 days.

Recipe source: Simply Recipes

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