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Hibiscus Tea

Author: Jee Choe
How to brew hibiscus tea properly to make the perfect cup every time. 
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Steep Time 5 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Drinks
Yield1 serving



  • Boil water.
    If using an electric kettle with temperature setting, set it to 208°F. Boil a little more water than needed so that it can be used to warm up the teapot. Filtered water is best.
  • Warm up teapot.
    Pour some hot water into a teapot and swirl it around. Discard the water.
  • Put hibiscus tea into teapot and add hot water.
  • Cover teapot and steep for 5 minutes.
  • Strain hibiscus flowers and pour hot tea into a teacup.


1. Put hibiscus tea and cool or room temperature water in a pitcher or glass container.
Filtered water is best for a better tasting iced tea.
2. Cover pitcher and put in refrigerator for at least 12 hours.
3. Strain out hibiscus solids and pour tea into a cup.
Ice is optional with cold brew since the drink is already cold.


Calories: 3kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword cold brew hibiscus tea, how to make hibiscus tea, iced hibiscus tea
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