Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Hibiscus Sparkler

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

30 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Mesquite

An aromatic infusion of hibiscus flowers combines with a smoked simple syrup to create this unique wood-fired sparkler.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 1/2 Cup water

  • 1/2 Cup sugar

  • 2 Tablespoon dried hibiscus flowers

  • 1 Bottle sparkling wine

  • crystallized ginger, for garnish

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill180 ˚F

  • 2

    Place water in a shallow baking dish and place directly on the grill grate. Smoke the water for 30 minutes or until desired smoke flavor is achieved.

    Grill180 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Cup water

  • 3

    Pour water into a small saucepan and add sugar and hibiscus flowers. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook until sugar is dissolved.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Cup sugar

    • 2 Tablespoon dried hibiscus flowers

  • 4

    Strain out the hibiscus flowers and transfer your simple syrup to a small container and refrigerate until chilled.
  • 5

    Pour 1/2 ounce smoked hibiscus simple syrup in the bottom of a champagne glass and top with sparkling wine.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Bottle sparkling wine

  • 6

    Drop in a few pieces of crystallized ginger to garnish. Enjoy!

    Ingredients

    • crystallized ginger, for garnish

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