glass of hibiscus tea with raspberries and text overlay "Berry Hibiscus Cooler"

Berry Hibiscus Cooler

This Berry Hibiscus Cooler is a bright, tangy tisane made with hibiscus (Jamaica) and fresh berries. Perfect for cooling off in summer.


  • 1 quart water
  • 1 cup dried Hibiscus flowers may be labeled Jamaica
  • 3/4 cups sugar or other sweetener
  • 1 quart ice cubes
  • 1 cup berries fresh or frozen


  1. In a medium saucepan bring water to a boil. Remove from heat and add flowers. Let steep for 5 minutes. Add sugar and stir until dissolved.
  2. Put ice in a 2 or 3 quart pitcher. Strain Hibiscus tea over ice to remove flowers.
  3. Reserve a few berries for garnish if desired, crush remaining berries with a wooden spoon. Add to pitcher. Stir and serve with berry garnish.

Recipe Notes

based on recipe from Just Dip it in Chocolate