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Hibiscus Tea Cocktail

  • Author: Taming of the Spoon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups hibiscus tea + 1 cocktail 1x



For the hibiscus tea

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup loose leaf hibiscus tea or dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

For each cocktail

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 ounce hibiscus tea
  • 1 1/4 ounces pineapple juice
  • Mint sprigs, for serving
  • Maraschino cherry for serving


For the hibiscus tea

  1. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add hibiscus tea and continue to boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and strain tea through a strainer. Discard tea leaves. Add sugar to tea and stir to dissolve. Chill tea mixture until completely cold.

For each cocktail

  1. Stir together vodka, tea, and pineapple juice in a cocktail glass. Top with ice and garnish with mint and a cherry.


Recipe courtesy of Brennan’s of Houston.