Mexican Sunset

Mexican Sunset

Ingredients

  • cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1-2 tbsp agave vanilla simple syrup, to taste
  • 50ml tequila
  • juice of -1 lime, to taste, plus slice to garnish
  • AGAVE VANILLA SIMPLE SYRUP
  • vanilla pod
  • cup agave
  • 1 cup water
  1. Agave vanilla simple syrup: Place water and agave in a small saucepan. Slice vanilla pod lengthwise and scrape seeds with a spoon and add to saucepan along with the pod. Heat gently for 5-10 minutes, then let cool and discard pod.
  2. For the cocktail: Let hibiscus flowers steep in boiling water for five minutes, then strain out flowers and allow liquid to cool. Add hibiscus tea to an ice-filled cocktail shaker, along with the agave vanilla syrup, tequila and lime and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled glass (we used an ice sphere) and garnish with a lime wheel.

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