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Zobo/Yakwa juice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sonia Dettweiler
Added: Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. dried zobo (yakwa) flowers
4 liters of water (3 bottles)
1 tsp. ginger powder (or more to taste)
4 c. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine flowers, water and ginger powder together and boil for 40 minutes. Use a fine sieve or cheese cloth to filter the syrup. Put the chaff back in the pot and add another 1 liters of water to rinse it. Filter again. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Filter again and chill in fridge

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Zobo is a drink made from the flower of a plant found in Nigeria. It is called Yakwa in Hausa and Isakwa in Yoruba.

 

 

 

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