Zobo Soda
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: African
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  • ¼ of hibiscus leaves or 2 teabags
  • 2 cups of hot water
  • ¼ of sugar (optional)
  • ½ a lemon (juice)
  1. Pour hot water over the hibiscus leaves or tea and let it steep overnight
  2. The next day, separate liquid from leaves. You should be left with a very red/pink liquid
  3. Pour in a cup of hibiscus liquid in a medium saucepan and simmer on low heat
  4. Add in sugar, and stir until liquid starts to thicken, add in more liquid if liquid starts to get too thick
  5. Add the lemon juice and stir for about a minute
  6. Remove from heat and let cool
  7. Stir into a glass of seltzer and ice
Recipe by Je Gbese at https://jegbese.com/zobo-soda/