A friend recently asked me how I made this delicious iced hibiscus mint tea, and I rattled off some directions a little too quickly. 🙂 So here’s the actual recipe and instructions, through the magic of WordPress!

Iced Hibiscus Mint Tea

  • Servings: 32
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1/2 cup dried peppermint
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 10+ cups of water
  • enough ice to fill half of a 2-gallon pitcher

Directions:

  1. Put the hibiscus and peppermint into a 4-cup glass measuring cup (or any microwavable container) with 4 cups of water and microwave on high for 6 minutes.

     

  2. Allow to steep for 5 minutes.
  3. Fill a 2-gallon pitcher about half- to two-thirds-full with ice cubes.IMG_5932
  4. Strain the tea concentrate into the pitcher over the ice, using a fine mesh strainer. Discard the herbs.IMG_5934
  5. Add another 4 cups of water to the pitcher.
  6. In the same measuring cup, mix 1/2 cup of sugar and 2 cups of water and microwave on high for 3 minutes.

     

  7. Stir until the sugar is all dissolved.

    Dissolved!
    Dissolved!
  8. Add the simple syrup to the pitcher and stir.IMG_5941
  9. Add cold water until the pitcher is full, if necessary.
  10. Enjoy a cool, refreshing glass of iced tea anytime! IMG_5951