PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE

May 7, 2011 11:30 AM
Jamaica Popsicles
POSTED IN: TV Show Recipes , Pati's Mexican Table
TAGS: EP106 , hibiscus , jamaica , mexican , paletas , popsicles , recipe
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JAMAICA POPSICLES
Makes 8, 4 oz popsicles

INGREDIENTS
2 cups hibiscus flower/jamaica concentrate (see below)
3/4 cup mango, peeled, pitted diced
Chocolate morsels to taste, optional
Shredded coconut to taste, optional
For adult fun, you can make them grown up and add some Rum!

TO PREPARE
Pour 2 cups of jamaica concentrate into 8, 4 ounce molds.  Add pieces of mango, chocolate and coconut.  Place in freezer until set and frozen, about 4 to 5 hours.  Enjoy!

JAMAICA CONCENTRATE
Makes about 5 cups

INGREDIENTS
8 cups water
6 oz dried hibiscus flowers, about 2 cups
1 1/2 cups sugar, or to taste
2 tbsp fresh lime juice, or to taste

TO PREPARE
In a saucepan, pour 8 cups of water and place over high heat.  Once it comes to a boil, add the jamaica flowers, simmer at medium heat for 10 minutes and turn off the heat.  When cool, strain into a heat proof glass or plastic water jar.  Add the sugar and lime juice, mix well, cover and refrigerate.
Comments

Can't wait to try this...only hard part will be finding jamaica (Hibiscus) flowers!!!!!!!!!!!

Ilsa Draznin | August 18, 2011 10:57 AM