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Hibiscus-Mint Margaritas

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 1 hr, 30 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 4 regular-size hibiscus tea bags
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 mint sprigs
  • 2 cups silver or blanco tequila
  • 1/2 cup orange liqueur
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • Crushed ice
  • Club soda

How to Make It

  1. Pour boiling water over tea bags; stir in sugar and mint. Cover and steep 20 minutes. Discard tea bags and mint; cool completely (about 1 hour).

  2. Stir together tequila, next 2 ingredients, and tea in a pitcher. Pour over crushed ice in 8 (10-oz.) glasses; top with a splash of club soda.

  3. Note: We tested with Celestial Seasonings Red Zinger Herbal Tea.