Agua De Jamaica

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by strangelittlebeast

I know probably doesn't need yet another recipe for this classic drink ,but this version from Saveur's Mexico issue seems to have the perfect proportion of sweet,tart,and a hint of spice,so I want to go ahead and share it anyway.Enjoy!

Top Review by Muffin Goddess

I love, love, love agua de jamaica, so I knew this would be a winner with me. I wasn't sure how the spices were going to be in this, but they were perfect (not too strong, just a hint of them in the finished drink). Since I knew this would disappear quickly between DH and I, I made a double batch (with the single-recipe amounts of spices and 2 cups of sugar). This was the perfect strength where it wouldn't get too watered down, even with a full glass of ice. I'll be using this again in the summer, for sure! Thanks for posting! Made for PAC Spring 2013

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the water and the spices to a boil over high heat.
  2. Stir in the sugar and cook for about 1 minute,or until completely dissolved.
  3. Add the hibiscus flowers and remove from heat.Let it steep for about 1 hour at room temperature.
  4. Strain and chill or serve over ice.

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