Sparkling Frozen Cotton Candy Grape and Smashed Cherry Numi Hibiscus Tea Lemonade  

Enjoy the refreshing contrast of tangy hibiscus with sweet frozen cotton candy grapes and muddled fresh cherries.

Makes 6 servings  

  • 24 each cotton candy grapes
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 Numi hibiscus tea bags
  • 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh cherries, pitted
  • 3 cups sparkling water
  • 1-1/4 cups lemonade of choice
  • Ice cubs, lemon slices, whole cherries, pitted (optional garnish)

Place grapes in freezer.

Bring 3 cups of water to a boil and turn off the heat. Add Numi hibiscus tea bags and steep for 10 minutes. Remove tea bags and add 2 tablespoons of sugar. Mix thoroughly to dissolve sugar. Refrigerate.

Gentle muddle (or mash) cherries with 1 teaspoon of sugar to release some of the juices. Set aside.

In a glass, add 1 tablespoon of mashed cherries, 6 frozen grapes. If desired add optional ice cubes. Pour 1/2 cup of hibiscus tea in glass. Top with 1/2 cup sparkling water and 1/4 cup lemonade.

Garnish with optional fresh lemon slices and pitted cherries.