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Australian Hibiscus Syrup

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Introduction

Courtesy of www.hibiscus.org

Ingredients

Serves: 6

  • 10 hibiscus petals
  • 63 lemon juice
  • 250 boiling water
  • 250 superfine sugar

Method

Australian Hibiscus Syrup is a community recipe submitted by KitchenGoddess and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Cover petals with lemon juice in a deep glass bowl. Microwave for two minutes on HIGH.
  • Mix sugar and boiling water in a saucepan, heat over high heat on stove top until it boiling and sugar is thoroughly dissolved.
  • Add the petals and lemon juice mixture to the sugar water. Stir well. Simmer over medium heat until reduced by 1/3 volume (approximately one hour).
  • Strain to remove petals, then store in a covered jar in the refrigerator.
  • The syrup keeps for a year and is also delicious over fresh fruit, ice-cream, custard, etc.
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