Zobo Drink Recipe

Zobo Drink
Zobo is a healthy local Nigerian drink, made from dried roselle plant flowers also known as Hibiscus sabdariffa. It has a lot of health benefits.

It can be mistaken for red wine at sight. Zobo Drink has a sour taste, so natural or artificial sweeteners are usually used to alter the taste.

You can use natural sweeteners like pineapple or honey. Artificial flavours and sweeteners such as Nutri-C (Coca Cola flavour) and sugar can be added to Zobo Drink.

Zobo Drink health benefits are numerous, it can be preserved by refrigeration or with the addition of ginger to it during preparation.

You can start a Zobo Drink business with a little capital and make good profit from it. The ingredients required for commercial production is just the zobo leaves, sugar and coca cola flavour.

Below is a well detailed and easy Zobo Drink Recipe.

Zobo Drink Ingredients:
• 2 cups dry Zobo leaves
• 1 big piece ginger
• 1 big ripe pineapple
• 1 glove garlic (optional)
• Enough water

Zobo Drink Preparation:
• Wash the dry Zobo leaves repeatedly in cold water. They are usually dusty, so make sure to wash very well until clean.

• Wash, peel and cut the pineapple into thin slices. Peel and cut the ginger and garlic into tiny pieces. Now, put the washed leaves and pineapples into a deep pot and pour enough water to cover the contents of the pot.

• Start cooking on medium heat and let it boil for 5 minut^es. Then add the ginger, garlic and more water then continue cooking for atleast 30 more minutes.

• When the Zobo leaves are completely soft and the pineapples are tender, turn off the heat and set aside to cool down completely.

• When it is cool, sieve the Zobo Drink to remove the large particles of flowers and then pour through a chiffon cloth to remove the tiniest particles of the hibiscus flowers.

• Now, add any artificial flavour of your choice to the Zobo Drink and stir to mix. Then pour into bottles, containers or jug and refrigerate.

• Zobo Drink can be served with ice blocks or sliced citrus fruits such as lime, orange, lemon or any other of your choice.

• Enjoy your Zobo Drink with either puff puff, chin chin, buns or any other snack of your choice.

• Please share and leave a comment below, and don't forget to give me feedback on how your Zobo Drink turned out.

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