Agua de Jamaica

Francine Lizotte


This flower infused water is not only colorful but also refreshing! It pairs so well with many Mexican foods such as Mole Poblano...


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7 cups
2 Min
2 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 c
    dried hibiscus flowers aka flor de jamaica
  • 4 c
    water, for steeping
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar (substitute agave nectar), or to taste
  • 4 c
    cold distilled water

How to Make Agua de Jamaica


  1. In a large pot, pour in 4 cups water and add hibiscus flowers. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Turn off the heat, cover and let it steep for 30 minutes.
  2. Strain the mixture into a fine sieve over a large bowl or measuring cup; discard the flowers. Add sugar to concentrate Agua de Jamaica and stir well before adding 4 cups cold distilled water. Stir well, taste and adjust if necessary, transfer to the fridge to chill, about 4 hours.
  3. Pour Agua de Jamaica in a tall glass over ice cubes. Makes 7 cups
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