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Ginger-Hibiscus Syrup

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield Makes 2/3 cups
Ginger-Hibiscus Syrup adds exotic floral notes to this refreshing cocktail, West Indies Paintbrush. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 7 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons peeled and finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tablespoon dried hibiscus flowers

How to Make It

  1. Bring sugar, water, cardamom, ginger, and dried hibiscus flowers to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring often; boil 2 minutes. Cover and let stand 10 minutes. Pour through a fine wire-mesh strainer, discarding solids. Store chilled in airtight container up to 2 weeks.
5 1/2 Bar, Pensacola, FL