Zobo Syrup
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Serves: 6
  • 1½ cup of zobo leaves
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp lemon juice(optional)
  1. Bring water to a boil. Wash and add zobo leaves to the water and steep for about 30 minutes to an hour.
  2. Pour the Zobo juice through a sieve and Put the juice back into the pot and on to the heat. Add the sugar and on medium heat; while stirring occasionally, bring it to a slight boil until the mix starts showing visible thicker bubbles. Remove the syrup from the heat' let it cool a little; then add the vanilla and lemon juice if using and set aside for other uses.
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at https://www.nigerianlazychef.com/2015/07/zobo-syrup/