Raspberry Hibiscus Cooler Mix

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Introduction: Raspberry Hibiscus Cooler Mix

Disclaimer: This is a recipe of my own creation, I am by no means a cook, just a teenager who randomly created this based on Agua de Jamaica after school on a 103 degree summer day and enjoyed it enough to keep making it. My recipe also only makes a small amount because for me it is a special treat(like the end of finals).

Step 1: Ingredients

1/4 oz dried hibiscus

3/2 cups water

3 tablespoons sugar

1/4 cup frozen raspberries

1 tablespoon lime juice

Step 2: Making the Base

Put the dried hibiscus and water in a pot, bring it to a boil, then turn it low and let it sit for 10 minutes. Add frozen raspberries, lime juice, and sugar. Crush the raspberries a bit while you stir. Boil for 5 minutes then remove from heat.

Step 3: Strain and Store

Let pot sit and cool. When cool strain into a jar. (I don't know how long it lasts, I normally finish it in about a week and nothing's happened before I'm done)

Step 4: To Enjoy

Mix about 2 tablespoons of the syrup in 6 ounces of water. (I add frozen raspberries as ice cubes) Stir and Enjoy!

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    Sounds delicious! Jamaica is one of my favorites at the local taqueria and I do sometimes squeeze a bit of lime in. Where do you find the dried hibiscus flowers?

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    I normally get mine at my local chinese market, but sometimes they have it at the hispanic grocery too.

    Sounds refreshing, thanks for sharing! I'm also done with school soon and will have more time to try things like this :)