Iced hibiscus tea
Trying to avoid sugar-laden squashes? Iced hibiscus tea is a refreshing low-sugar alternative that contains lots of beneficial compounds that act as antioxidants.
- Serves: 2 persons
- 10g whole dried hibiscus flowers
- ice and clear honey (optional), to serve
Step 1Boil a kettle of water, then leave for around 1 min to cool to around 90C. Put the flowers in a jug, pour 500ml of the water over the flowers, then leave to steep for 16 mins. This is the optimum time and temperature for extracting the beneficial antioxidants.
Step 2Strain into glasses over ice and sweeten with a litte honey, if you like.