Recipe: Christmas Bissap


Recipe inspired by Shawn DeAtley

1.5 liters of water
2 handfuls dried bissap flowers, rinsed well
sugar to taste (lots!)
10-15 whole cloves
3 cinnamon sticks OR 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Place the bissap and water in a large saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let sit five minutes. Strain out the bissap.

Add sugar and flavorings to the bissap. Simmer at least 15 minutes before serving.

Other ideas:
fresh ginger
orange zest
lime juice
lemon juice


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