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Hibiscus Popsicles w/ Mango {Jamaica Paletas con Mango}

Okay, so I think it's kind of funny that I can go weeks at a time without posting any type of dessert and this is the third dessert that I've posted in a row.  Crazy.  And this isn't the end of it folks, there's another one comin' atcha tomorrow.  But that will be the end of them.  At least for a few days.  This one is a fantastic way to use some Hibiscus or Jamaica water concentrate.  While I did talk about Agua de Jamaica last summer, that was a full batch of the water.  This is a batch of concentrate and popsicles (or paletas) made from that concentrate.  You can dilute the rest of the concentrate about 50/50 concentrate to water (or to taste) and pour it over ice for a cool, refreshing beverage.  You could also heat it up at the same ratio for some hibiscus tea.  Or use the concentrate to make a fantastic marinade for some steak.  The possibilities are endless.  Just like adding chunks of mango to the mango popsicles, this adds a great sweet, smooth contrast to the tang of the hibiscus.
Hibiscus and Mango Popsicles
Jamaica Paletas con Mango
from the kitchen of girlichef
yield: lots...or a few...

concentrate (yield: ~2 qt):
2 oz. dried Hibiscus flowers (Jamaica)
8 c. water
~1 c. superfine sugar

for popsicles:
hibiscus concentrate (how much depends on size of your popsicles molds)
mango, peel & diced small (~1 mango for every 16 popsicles)
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