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Jamaican sorrel drink recipe

Jamaican Sorrel drink recipe

Packed with flavour and rum, this tranditional christmas beverage is easy to make and lovely in taste.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Jamaican
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 120 kcal


  • 1 lb Fresh sorrel
  • Freshly grated ginger
  • 10 Pimento berries (allspice)
  • 1 cup White rum Or the amount of rum that you wish
  • Suger to sweeten Sweenten to your taste
  • 8 cups Water


  • Thoroughly wash the sorrel and pour the water away.
  • Place the washed sorrel in a stainless steel pot along with the ginger, pimento barries and the 8 cups of water.
  • Put to boil for about 3-5 minutes then turn the heat off.
  • Leave to brew overnight or for at least 6-8 hours
  • Strain well
  • Sweeten to tatse with sugar.
  • Add your rum and put to chill.


It traditional to have white in the Jamaican sorrel drink recipe, but if you don't drink alcohol just leave this ingredient out and still enjoy delicious taste of this flavoured drink. 
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