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Sorrel Drink

Sorrel Drink

2 ½ cups dried sorrel

3 oz. fresh ginger, grated

5 pimento berries

10 cups boiling water

2 cups sugar

2 tbsp. lemon juice

¾ cup white rum


Place sorrel, ginger and pimento berries in a large pot or mixing bowl. Pour boiling water over the ingredients; stir and place in fridge overnight to steep. Using a large strainer, pour the steeped liquid into another container; use a spoon to squeeze more liquid out of the sorrel. Add sugar, lemon juice and rum to sorrel and stir until sugar has dissolved. Enjoy over ice. Recipe makes 10 cups. Tip: To prevent if from fermenting, store sorrel drink in the fridge or cold cellar.

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