Large egyptian tea

Egyptian Tea

Yield: 4 Cups
Collections: African Beverage

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Egyptian Tea Recipe

  • 1 cup hibiscus flowers
  • 4 cups hot water
  • 1/2 cup sugar, or more to taste
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons orange flower water
  • to taste fresh mint sprigs
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Preparation Instructions

Steep the hibiscus in a pitcher full of hot water for 40 minutes, but no longer than 1 hour.

Strain the tea through a fine mesh sieve..

Add the orange flower water, sugar, and honey. Stir until dissolved.

Place in the fridge to cool.

Serve over ice and garnish with a fresh sprig of mint.

Yield: 4 Cups
Helpful Hints

You can replace Orange Flower Water for Rose Water or any type of floral based water.


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Sandra M.

Yes, it sounds very tasty, but that much sugar??
I think I'll play around with an alternative sweetener.

Paul W.

Just made this from Hibiscus flowers I got from the Spice House Evanston. Just follow the recipe word for word,don't over steep it and you have a delicious beverage.Thank You Julian for submitting this recipe.