Friday, July 29, 2011

Drink Recipe: Hibiscus Tea with Vodka & Citrus

Another refreshing idea from Giada De Laurentiis.


  • 4 cup(s) water

  • 2 cup(s) (2 ounces) dried, sweetened hibiscus flowers, dried rose petals, or hibiscus, rose hip, or Red Zinger tea bags

  • 1/3 cup(s) sugar, or to taste

  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon(s) fresh lime juice

  • 1 cup(s) vodka

  • 1 cup(s) ice

  • Directions:

  • In a medium saucepan, combine water, hibiscus flowers, and sugar over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stir occasionally, until sugar has dissolved. Let cool 25 minutes, then add lemon juice, lime juice, and vodka.

  • Place ice in a tall pitcher. Strain tea into pitcher and discard flowers. Refrigerate before serving.

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