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The Hirshon Ghanaian Spiced Hibiscus Drink - Sobolo

The Hirshon Ghanaian Spiced Hibiscus Drink – Sobolo

  • Author: The Generalissimo


Units Scale
  • 2 cups Hibiscus flowers, organic and meant for making tea
  • 1 medium-sized ripe Pineapple
  • 2 Tbsp. Pineapple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. Key Lime juice (optional TFD addition, not in original recipe)
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Ginger paste
  • 3 grains of Hwentia – Grains of Selim
  • 1 piece Prekese – Aidan fruit
  • Thin slices of lime for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large saucepan, pour in Hisbicus leaves and add water to cover up leaves. Under high heat, bring to a boil.
  2. Wash and peel pineapples and ginger. Add the pineapple peels, aidan fruit and hwentia to Hibiscus liquid. Allow it to boil for 10-15 mins (Until water changes color)Using a sieve or colander, drain and separate the drink from the cooked leaves and peels.Blend pineapple fruit and ginger until smooth. Pour into the sobolo drink and stir.
  3. Allow the drink to cool down completely before you add your sugar, optional key lime juice and pineapple syrup.
  4. Store in fridge before use or add ice to sobolo drink. Enjoy with a thin slice of lime on each glass as a garnish!