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Rosa de Jamaica

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  1. 2 quarts - water
  2. 1 cups - sugar
  3. 1 cups - dried hibiscus flowers
  4. 1/2 - cinnamon stick
  5. - few thin slices of ginger
  6. - allspice berries
  7. - lime juice
  8. - lime slices for garnish


1. Boil water with sugar and spices:
Put 4 cups of the water and the sugar in a medium saucepan. Add cinnamon, ginger slices, and a few allspice berries. Heat until boiling and the sugar has dissolved.

2. Steep with dried hibiscus flowers:
Remove from heat. Stir in the dried hibiscus flowers. Cover and let sit for 20 minutes.

3. Strain:
Strain into a pitcher and discard the used hibiscus flowers, ginger, cinnamon, and allspice berries.

4. Add water:
Add remaining 4 cups of water to the concentrate, and chill.

5. Add a little lime juice for a more punch-like flavor.

6. Serve over ice with a slice of lime.


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