Hibiscus Lime Margarita

Homemade hibiscus syrup adds bright flavor and vibrant color to a fresh lime margarita.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 1
 

Ingredients

Hibiscus Simple Syrup

3/4
cup sugar
3/4
cup dried hibiscus flowers
1 1/2
cups water

Hibiscus Lime Margarita

1
oz Hibiscus Simple Syrup
1
oz blanco tequila
3/4
oz clear orange-flavored liqueur
3/4
oz fresh lime juice
Lime wedges, if desired

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  • 1 To make Hibiscus Simple Syrup, mix sugar, hibiscus flowers and water in 2-quart saucepan. Heat just to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Strain mixture; discard solids. Transfer to storage container. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Makes 1 1/3 cups.
  • 2 To make margarita, add 1 oz of the simple syrup, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur and lime juice to cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with lime wedges.
  • 1 To make Hibiscus Simple Syrup, mix sugar, hibiscus flowers and water in 2-quart saucepan. Heat just to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Strain mixture; discard solids. Transfer to storage container. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Makes 1 1/3 cups.
  • 2 To make margarita, add 1 oz of the simple syrup, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur and lime juice to cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with lime wedges.

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Dried hibiscus flowers can be found in Latin markets.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.