8Cboiling water**For maximum flavor, add spices to the water before boiling.
2 to 4oz.fresh gingergrated (1 – 2 tsp ginger powder)
1TBallspice berriessubstitute 2 tsp Sian's Cooking Sweet Spice for all the spices
2 to 3piecescloves,optional
1/4Cpremium white rum,optional (add more or less if desired)
Place the sorrel and desired spices in a large heatproof glass container. Add water and ginger to a pot over high heat. Bring to a boil. When water begins to boil; remove from the stove and pour water over the sorrel. Cover and let steep for 6 to 24 hours. After it steeps, strain sorrel into another container. Add sugar, spices, and rum if desired. Taste for flavor and sweetness. Add more to dilute if the flavor is too strong. Add more sugar if desired. Serve cold, with ice or at room temperature.
If using fresh sorrel pick and wash petals thoroughly before using