Dragon Fruit Jamaica
A bright and flavorful tea featuring exotic dragon fruit.
2 quarts water
1/2 cup sugar
1 cinnamon stick
5 allspice berries
3 slices fresh ginger thinly sliced
20 hibiscus tea bags
1-1/2 cup + additional for garnish DOLE Smoothie Cuts IQF Dragon Fruit
as needed ice
- Place the water, sugar, cinnamon, allspice, and ginger into a saucepan or stockpot over high heat. Bring to a boil and allow to boil for 3 minutes.
- Remove from heat and add the hibiscus. Allow to infuse for 10 minutes before adding the dragon fruit. Allow to infuse for another 10 minutes.
- Remove the spices and tea bags from the pot and pour directly into a large blender, working in batches if needed. Blend until the dragon fruit is completely incorporated and mixture is frothy and smooth.
Pour into a glass over ice and garnish with additional dragon fruit. Serve cold. Reserve remaining Jamaica in refrigerator, holds for about 7 days.
Tip: Can used about 1 cup of dried hibiscus leaves in place of tea bags if desired.