Non-Alcohol Red Punch With Hibiscus

If you were on holiday in Egypt, you probably faced there the national Egyptian drink – Karkade tea. This tea has many beautiful names, but in fact it is a sweet-sour taste tea drink of bright red color, made of dried Sudanese rose flower bracts. You can drink it both hot and cold. They drink it hot in the heat and it considers to increase blood pressure this way, when it’s cold it lowers blood pressure, and tastes like fruit drink. Today I want to show you how to cook delicious punch of Karkade tea. Serve this punch in a glass teapot, because it looks very beautiful.

  • SERVES: 4-8 Servings
  • PREP: 5 mins
  • COOK: 10 mins
  • READY IN: 15 mins


  • 1.5 liters water
  • 8-10 tsp Hibiscus (Karkade)
  • 3-4 pieces clove
  • cinnamon sticks
  • pinch ground nutmeg
  • brown sugar to taste
  • vanilla to taste
  • several slices apples
  • several slices lemons
  • several slices oranges


  1. Pour water into a small saucepan, add the hibiscus and all the spices and sugar.
  2. Cook for 5-10 minutes. Then strain the drink into a large glass teapot, put there fruit slices and serve.