A sweet drink that will have you refilling your cup with more!
Simple Syrup: (sub with honey or sweetener)
2 cups (480 mL) water
1 cup (200 g) sugar
Sorrel Drink: ¼ cup ginger, chopped
2 cups dried red sorrel calyces
8-10 peppercorns, cracked
1 lime, chopped
1 cinnamon stick
10 cups (2.4 L) hot water, or more to taste
1 orange, sliced (optional) Rum, to taste (optional)
Bring 2 cups of water with 1 cup of sugar to a boil in a medium bowl or pot.
Simmer ingredients until the sugar has completely dissolved.
Then set aside and allow the syrup to cool.
Sorrel Drink Place the sorrel, ginger, lime, peppercorns, and cinnamon stick in a large bowl.
Gently pour boiled water into the bowl of sorrel.
Let it steep for about 45 minutes or longer. You can also steep it overnight in the fridge for a more potent flavor.
Strain the ingredients with a fine sieve and discard all solids. Pour the drink into a pitcher for serving.
Add as much simple syrup as desired with rum and orange slices.
Serve over ice.