Iced Hibiscus Drink with Fresh Pineapple | Bissap a la Bonne Dame

Makes 1.75 liters (plus the pineapple)

Chilled hibiscus tea is light and refreshing. The natural floral tang is a wonderful counterpart to sweet pineapple chunks. Kids will love fishing out the fruit in this totally and wonderfully decaffeinated iced tea.

VARIATION: Some recipes call for equal parts lemonade to hibiscus tea. We tried this “pink lemonade” and loved it!

Ingredients:

small handful hibiscus flowers (or 4 teabags)
6 cups boiling water
4 cups ice
1 pineapple, cubed

Method:

1. Pour boiling water over hibiscus flowers or teabags.

Let steep about 30 minutes. Hibiscus puts on a wonderful show as the purplish dried leaves turn the water vivid red.
Strain into ice to speed up cooling. Trust me, you won’t want to wait any longer than you have to!

Serve chilled with chunks of pineapple.

I made my chunks large. I couldn’t help it. This was the sweetest pineapple I’ve had in a long time. Yum!

Cheers! I hope you the last bit of your summer is splendid!

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Chilled hibiscus tea is light and refreshing. The natural floral tang is a wonderful counterpart to sweet pineapple chunks.
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Chilled hibiscus tea is light and refreshing. The natural floral tang is a wonderful counterpart to sweet pineapple chunks.
Ingredients
  • small handful hibuscus flowers , or 4 teabags
  • 6 cups boiling water
  • 4 cups ice
  • 1 pineapple cubed
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Instructions
  1. Pour boiling water over hibiscus flowers or teabags and let steep for 30 minutes
  2. Strain into ice to speed up cooling and serve with chunks of pineapple.
Recipe Notes

VARIATION: Some recipes call for equal parts lemonade to hibiscus tea.

9 Comments

  1. yum! I made this minus the pineapple, which I think would be delicious! btw, whoever is taking your photographs is doing a spectacular job!

    • globaltable says

      Thanks! My husband and I both used to take the pictures. Now he takes 90% of the photos. The only one I took in this recipe was the first one 🙂

      He’s getting really good at it (considering he’s learning as he goes).

    • globaltable says

      Thanks Tasha! If you have a sweet tooth, like Keith, definitely try it with half lemonade. 🙂

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