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Tallboy Taco's Hibiscus Lemonade Agua Fresca

Hibiscus Lemonade Agua Fresca

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This Hibiscus Lemonade Agua Fresca recipe is Tallboy Taco’s take on the traditional Mexican Hibiscus Agua Fresca, also known as Agua de Jamaica. Perfect for cooling down on a hot day, this beverage has been enjoyed for generations for its tart, fruity flavor and numerous health benefits, including its natural antioxidants and mood-boosting properties! Ready to make a pitcher?

Tallboy Taco's Hibiscus Lemonade Agua Fresca

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Hibiscus Lemonade Agua Fresca

You'll be drinking this all summer long

Yield: 1 Gallon


1 ¼ cups hibiscus flowers
5 cups water, hot
2 cups sugar
1 ½ cups lemon juice
9 cups water, cold


1. Place the hibiscus flowers in a pot and pour the hot water over the flowers. Steep for 30 minutes to make hibiscus tea.
2. After 30 minutes, pour the contents of the pot through a strainer into a large vessel of your choosing so that only the liquid remains. Discard the flowers.
3. Add the sugar, lemon juice, and cold water into the hibiscus tea. Mix until well incorporated.
4. Serve in glasses over ice. Keep the Hibiscus Lemonade Agua Fresca in the fridge for up to one week.

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