The Perfect Mother’s Day Treat


Whip up the perfect Mother’s Day treat!

This Mother’s Day, treat your mom to something delicious and special.
This tropical strawberry hibiscus rum smash from Half Baked Harvest’s
blog is exactly the thing! The bottom layer of the drink is a mix of mint,
lime, mango juice, coconutwater, and Pusser’s Rum. The top red layer is the
hibiscus tea topped with edible flowers. All of the flavors combine together
to make the most delicious tropical creation, which is perfect for making
your mom feel like she’s on vacation.

Tropical Strawberry Hibiscus Rum Smash

2 tablespoons dried hibiscus flowers
1 teaspoon honey
8 fresh mint leaves
1/2 a lime, quartered
1/4 cup mango, pineapple, or passion fruit juice
1/4 cup coconut water
2 oz. Pusser’s Rum
sparkling water, for topping
2 strawberries, sliced

 Bring 1 cup of water to a boil in a medium size pot. Remove from the heat,
add the hibiscus flowers and 1-2 teaspoons honey. Cover and let steep for
10 minutes. Strain into a pitcher and discard the hibiscus flowers.
In a tall glass, muddle the lime and mint leaves. Add a handful of crushed
ice, the mango juice, coconut water and the rum, gently mix to combine.
Pour sparkling water over top to about 3/4 the way up the glass.
Add the sliced strawberries, top with hibiscus tea, and enjoy!