Aguas Frescas are classic Mexican drinks made out fresh fruit, water & sugar. But Agua de Jamaica is made with dried roselle hibiscus flowers infused in hot water and it’s just like making iced tea!
- 2 cups dried jamaica flowers (also known as hibiscus or flor de Jamaica)
- 16 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- In a large pot, place the 2 cups of dried Jamaica and 8 cups of water.
- Over medium high heat, bring it to a soft boil for 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat.
- Add the sugar and stir well until all of the sugar is dissolved.
- Add the remaining of the water and let it cool (I let mine sit overnight covered on my counter since I like it to have a strong flavor!)
- Strain. Taste for sugar and water and add more if necessary.
- Refrigerate until ready to use. Serve over ice.
- Serving Size: 8 oz
- Calories: 57
- Sugar: 12 g
- Sodium: 5 mg
- Fat: 0
- Saturated Fat: 0
- Unsaturated Fat: 0
- Trans Fat: 0
- Carbohydrates: 15 g
- Fiber: 0 g
- Protein: 0 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
Keywords: Agua de Jamaica, Hibiscus drink, Agua Frescas, Mexican Jamaica