A true Christmas delight, Jamaican Sorrel Drink is a seasonal drink most commonly seen, and enjoyed, in the “Christmas months”. It is however available all year round and can be made from the comforts of home.
2 pound(s) sorrel – > View on Amazon
1 ounce(s) ginger – > View on Amazon
1 piece(s) dried orange peel – > View on Amazon
6 whole cloves – > View on Amazon
12 cup(s) boiling water
2 cup(s) sugar – > View on Amazon
1/4 cup(s) white rum (optional)
1 cup(s) red wine (optional) – > View on Amazon
A few grains of rice
Wash sorrel, crush or grate ginger.
Place sorrel, ginger, orange peel and cloves in a stainless steel container.
Pour on boiling water, cover and leave to infuse for 24 hours. Strain, add sugar, rum and red wine and mix well.
Pour into bottles adding a few grains of rice to each bottle.
Rum and red wine added to liking. Leave for 24 hours after preparation. Serve over ice/chilled.