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Sorrel Raspberry Mocktail Recipe

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Sorrel Raspberry Mocktail Recipe. After an intolerably long winter, I’m happy to finally see the weather warming up. Which means it’s time to start entertaining and if you’re looking for a new drink to add to your collection. Give this Sorrel Raspberry Mocktail Recipe a try. Sorrel has many different names and its enjoyed in many different countries.

Sorrel Raspberry Mocktail recipe - zobo
It’s popular in Africa, the Caribbean and throughout many tropical countries. Dried Sorrel leaves can be found in African, Caribbean, or Specialty stores under the name Sorrel, Hibiscus, For De Jamaica, Zobo, and bissap. Sorrel Raspberry Mocktail has the same taste as cranberry juice in sense that it’s sweet and tangy perfect for a cold summer afternoon.

Sorrel Raspberry Mocktail Recipe

Sorrel Raspberry Mocktail


  • 3 quarts of water
  • 1 1/2 cup dried sorrel
  • 2 cups sugar
  • Raspberry Syrup (1 cup fresh raspberry, 1 cup sugar & 1 cup water – boiled)


  1. Boil water, once water is boil
  2. Add dried sorrel and 2 cups of sugar to the remaining water on the stove
  3. Boil sorrel for 30 minutes
  4. Cover tightly and steep overnight
  5. Strain and add raspberry syrup and rum if you wish
  6. Chill and serve – you can garnish with lime wedge

To make the raspberry syrup

  1. In a sauce pan add 1 cup sugar, 1 cup hot water and 1 cup fresh raspberry
  2. Cook until sugar is melted about 5 minutes
  3. Store in air tight container until ready to use


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  1. Bintu @ Recipes From A Pantry

    May 1, 2014 at 6:53 am

    I love sorrel and can image the tartness goes very well with that of the raspberries. Fab recipe.
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  2. keitha (The Bajan Texan)

    May 6, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    sweet! I love Sorrel! Its a staple at Christmas time in Barbados, I will definitely be trying this