Thursday, August 8, 2019

tropical strawberry hibiscus rum smash.

It’s fairly clean that I am in spring GO mode. Even although our climate forecast is for extra snow, I am found to maintain the times bright! Sooo, I idea I may share this fun cocktail advent of mine. This drink was one hundred percentage impressed with the aid of way of recent hibiscus flowers that confirmed up on my door the first step afternoon. Since I even have difficult time discovering them at my native grocery shop and even Whole Foods, I order my edible flowers on-line from California a minimum of as soon as a month. A lot of you typically ask the position I get my edible flowers from, this region is the least expensive I’ve found, but it’s nonetheless pricy…I can’t assist it though, I am edible flower obsessed.

tropical strawberry hibiscus rum smash.

Anyway, I’ve at all times liked hibiscus tea…but, I even have with the aid of way of no means truly viewed a recent hibiscus flower. Have you guys? They are perhaps one in every of the prettiest flowers EVER. I knew proper away that those flowers had to be grew to become suitable into a fairly spring cocktail for Cocktail Saturday. And you guys, I should no longer be happier with how this drink grew to become out. It’s SO nice and tremendous fun too!

The backside layer is a combination of mint, lime, mango juice (pineapple or pastime fruit juice can be huge proper the following too!), coconut water, and rum. THEN, that best red layer…that’s the hibiscus tea. You certainly desire to swirl the tea during the drink, but it’s fun looking it slowly slide down into the mango mix. All of the flavors collectively make essentially one of the foremost tropical creation. They absolutely make me desire to hightail it to Florida for spring break…anyone with me? I need that was happening, but as I sit proper the following in Colorado dreaming of hotter days, swimming pools and palm trees, a minimum of I’ll be sipping on a tropical hibiscus smash. YES, please. 🙂

Cheers to weekends and fairly hibiscus flowers!


5 from 10 votes
tropical strawberry hibiscus rum spitz
By halfbakedharvest
Course: drinks
Cuisine: american
Keyword: rum cocktail, spritz cocktail, tropical cocktail
This refreshing cocktail is filled with tropical flavors

 prep time 10 minutes
 prepare dinner time 5 minutes
 whole time 15 minutes
 servings 1 drink
 energy 229 kcal


2 tablespoons dried hibiscus flowers
1 teaspoon honey
8 recent mint leaves
1/2 a lime, quartered
1/4 cup mango, pineapple, or pastime fruit juice
1/4 cup coconut water
2 ounces rum
sparkling water, for topping
2 strawberries, sliced
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1. Bring 1 cup of water to a boil in a medium dimension pot. Remove from the heat, upload the hibiscus flowers and 1-2 teaspoons honey. Cover and permit steep for 10 minutes. Strain suitable into a tumbler and discard the hibiscus flowers.

2. In a tall glass, muddle the lime and mint leaves. Add a handful of overwhelmed ice, the mango juice, coconut water and the rum, gently blend to combine. Pour sparkling water over best to about 3/4 the method up the glass. Add the sliced strawberries and best with hibiscus tea. DRINK.