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Zobo Lemonade

Naturally-sweetened, spiced hibiscus lemonade full of superfood ingredients

Course Drinks
Cuisine African, Fusion
Keyword hibiscus tea lemonade, homemade hibiscus refresher, sorrel lemonade drink, superfood lemonade at home, zobo lemonade tea
Prep Time 5 minutes
Steep time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 25 kcal
Author Jazzmine from Dash of Jazz


  • 6 cups water
  • 1 cup dried hibiscus also called zobo, jamaica or sorrel
  • 1 2-inch knob fresh turmeric
  • 1 2-inch knob fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • 4 ounces lemon juice
  • honey to taste
  • ice


  1. Add water to a small saucepan and bring to a boil then remove from heat.

  2. Meanwhile, rinse and drain hibiscus. Add hibiscus, turmeric, ginger, and cloves to hot water and steep until water cools to room temperature (about 40 minutes).

  3. Strain liquid into a pitcher then stir in lemon juice and honey until dissolved.

  4. Serve over ice. Store in an airtight container in the fridge. Keeps for up to two weeks.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Zobo Lemonade
Amount Per Serving
Calories 25 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 39mg1%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 142IU3%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.