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Hibiscus Sangria

By DessertForTwo, member

Posted: July 10th, 2011

A tart and fruity drink perfect for watching the sunset.

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1 cup grapes, washed & de-stemmed
1 cup boiling water
1/4 cup dried hibiscus flowers (also called flor de Jamaica)
1 heaping tablespoon sugar
2 cups cheap red wine
1 large ripe peach, thinly sliced

1.Place the grapes on a parchment-lined plate in the freezer.

2.Pour the boiling water over the hibiscus flowers, cover and allow to steep 15-20 minutes. Whisk in the sugar until it dissolves.

3.Pour the red wine and sliced peaches into a small pitcher. Strain the hibiscus tea over the top, discarding the flowers.

4.Chill this mixture until ready to serve.

5.Stir in the frozen grapes, and enjoy while watching the sunset.


Comments (1)

CulinaryGangsta writes: Can't wait to try this recipe, it sounds delicious! Just got to procure some hibiscus flowers and I will be making this one! Are the flowers used for only color, or do they also have flavor? Hi, this is my first comment on Fine Cooking! Posted: 12:05 pm on July 11th

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