The Gambia Hibiscus Flower Jam Recipe
Hibiscus Flower Jam
African Recipes by African Gourmet
Hibiscus flower jam is very popular in the African country of The Gambia. This tasty easy to make hibiscus flower tropical jam is used as a filling for cakes, pies, and cupcakes or used to spread on biscuits, toast, and crackers.
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1 cup dried hibiscus flowers
3 cups of water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 cups water
Steep dried blossom in hot water for 2 hours then strain using 1 cup of hibiscus flower water. Add sugar boil until the mixture thickens, about 20 minutes. Pour into prepared jars and serve on toast, crackers or uses as a filling for cakes, pies, and cupcakes.