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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.

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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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