Hibiscus-Infused Simple Syrup


1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
4 hibiscus tea bags (such as The Republic of Tea Hibiscus Superflower Tea)


Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and add hibiscus tea bags; let steep until cool. Strain; cover and keep chilled. Transfer to an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a month.

Lori Powell,


January 2011