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Spiced Zobo (Hibiscus) Drink

Abi Olayiwola
Delicious zobo (hibiscus) drink with warming spices is a great alternative to caffeine drinks.
4.88 from 8 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine African
Servings 6
Calories 5 kcal


  • 1 cup Zobo (hibiscus calyces)
  • 6 cups Water
  • 1 tablespoon Cardamom
  • 1 stick Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Grated nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon Cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Peppercorns
  • Honey to taste


  • Wash the zobo (hibiscus calyces) properly.
  • Add all the ingredients into a saucepan under medium heat. Cover the pan.
  • Allow to come to a rolling boil, then reduce the heat.
  • Remove from heat after 5 mins.
  • Leave for 10 mins to allow the calyces and the spices to infuse properly, then strain.
  • Add honey to taste and drink straight or dilute to your taste.


Calories: 5kcal
Keyword Hibiscus drink, Zobo
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