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hibiscus flower

powder
4.9
Based on 8 reviews
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0.25 oz
75¢
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2 oz
$4
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2 oz
$3
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8 oz
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PACKAGING GUIDE
VARIANTS
petals
powder
Hibiscus flower powder is a fine, brightly-hued powder. Its bright magenta color can add a nice visual pop to your foods, and also impart them with a slightly sour taste and lightly fruity aroma.

It can add flavor and visual appeal to drinks like teas, cocktails, and smoothies, or even sauces, jams, and baked goods. When using for color start with a small amount and taste as you go, and work toward a balance of hue and taste to your liking.

Hibiscus flower is used in many cultures around the world. In Mexico, it is often used to make a refreshing drink called Agua de Jamaica, and in West Africa, it is used to make a popular beverage called bissap. It is also commonly used in Middle Eastern and North African cooking to add flavor and color to dishes such as stews, salads, and sauces.

Please note: Hibiscus is intercropped with peanut plants. Those with peanut allergies should exercise caution.
QUICK INFO
hibiscus flower , powder
INGREDIENTS
Hibiscus flower
TASTING NOTES
Slightly sour taste
AROMA
Herbaceous and fruity aroma
CHARACTERISTICS
Fine powder, bright magenta
PLANT PART
calyx
PROCESSING / FORM
powder
BOTANICAL NAME
Hibiscus sabdariffa
VOLUME
1 oz (28 g) per 1/2 cup
ORIGIN
China
BOTANICAL NAME
Hibiscus sabdariffa
AKA
rose mallow
hardy hibiscus
rose of sharon
tropical hibiscus
Hibiscus sabdariffa, commonly known as roselle or red sorrel, is a flowering plant native to West Africa. It is now grown in many parts of the world for its edible calyxes and flowers. The plant grows up to eight feet tall and produces hollyhock-like flowers that are usually pink or red.

Hibiscus sabdariffa plants need warm, tropical climates and well-draining soil to thrive. They require full sun and regular watering, and should be fertilized regularly to encourage growth. In colder climates, hibiscus sabdariffa plants can be grown as annuals or kept as potted plants and brought indoors during the winter.

The calyxes of the flower are harvested for use fresh or dried. They are often made into a refreshing beverage called "hibiscus tea," which is popular in many parts of the world. The calyxes can also be used to make natural dyes.

The plant grows in many tropical and subtropical regions, including Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. In addition to being used for culinary and decorative purposes, the plant is also grown for its ornamental value and is often used in landscaping and garden design.
USAGE HINT

Start with a small amount and gradually add more to taste. Some find the tart flavor of hibiscus flower powder can be quite intense, so it is best to use it sparingly until you find the right balance for your dish.

QUICK FACT

Powdered hibiscus flower can be used to make a type of dried fruit leather. The powder is made into a paste and the hibiscus paste is mixed with sugar and spread thinly on a surface to dry, creating a chewy, fruity snack. It is also sometimes used to make a type of sweet, jelly-like candy.

 
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powders: hibiscus, butterfly pea, mango
natural food color set
Pinch jars of natural food coloring powders: mango juice powder, hibiscus flower powder, and butterfly pea flower powder in a box made for three.
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nutrition
FACTS
Serving Size 100g
Calories 60
Amount/serving %DV*
Serving Size   100g 0%
Calories   60 0%
Total Fat   1g 0%
Saturated Fat   0g 0%
Trans Fat   0g 0%
Cholesterol   0mg 0%
Sodium   10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate   39g 14%
Dietary Fiber   0g 0%
Total Sugars   5g 0%
Includes Added Sugars   0 0%
Protein   8g 0%
Vitamin D   0mcg 0%
Calcium   0mg 0%
Iron   0mg 1%
Potassium   0mg 0%
Ingredients   Hibiscus Flower 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients:
Hibiscus Flower
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