Hibiscus Agua Fresca

hibiscus aqua fresca in a glass with ice and a orange slice
Hibiscus Agua Fresca
Servings: 12 15


  • ½ cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 orange zested, then cut in half
  • ½ gallon water


  • Combine hibiscus flowers, sugar, orange and zest and water in a large pot. Simmer for 30 minutes, then remove from heat and let cool before straining out hibiscus flowers and orange. Serve over ice and garnish with an orange slice. Salud!


The yield quantities here are approximate because the liquid will condense a bit as it cooks.
Course Drinks, Taste of Tucson: Sonoran Style Recipes
Cuisine Mexican, Sonoran, Sonoran Style Mexican
Keyword agua Fresca recipe, Hibiscus Agua Fresca recipe, hibiscus drinks, red drinks, Seis Tucson Recipe, sonoran recipe, summer drinks recipe, Taste of Tucson recipe, Tucson Sonora recipe
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