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Vanilla Ginger Bissap(Mali-West Africa)

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“Bissap is enjoyed in Mali and west Africa in general. Whether hot or cold, the flavor is bright, fruity, with a punch of ginger smoothed out by a velvety splash of vanilla. Be sure to serve the bissap with a few pieces of cubed mango. This recipe is by Sasha Martin.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
8 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 cups boiling water
  • 14 cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
  • 1 12-2 teaspoons vanilla extract sugar, to taste

Directions

  1. Boil 8 cups of water in a pot. Remove from heat.
  2. Add hibiscus, ginger, vanilla extract, and a small dusting of sugar.
  3. Let steep a few minutes.

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