SOUR PLUM DRINK (SUANMEITANG)
Suanmeitang or Sour Plum Drink is a wonderful drink for a hot summer day. Drink a cup of ice sour and sweet plum soup is the happiest thing in summer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 45 mins
Total Time1 hr 55 mins
- 50 g Dried Sour Plum 乌梅
- 5 g Licorice 甘草
- 20 g Chenpi / Dried Orange Peel 陈皮
- 10 g Dried Hawthorn 山楂
- 10 g Mulberry 桑葚
- 10 g Dried Hibiscus Flower 洛神花
- 3 g Dried Osmanthus Flower 桂花
- Mint Leaves(薄荷叶）
- 100 g Rock Sugar
- 2 L Water
Preparation all of the ingredients.
Wash everything except rock sugar and osmanthus.
Put them in a non-woven bag.
Put the bag in a pot, pour 2 liters of water and soak for about an hour.
Prepare Rock sugar.
Bring the soaked ingredients to the boil over high heat, then simmer for about 40 minutes.
Pour in rock sugar and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the dried osmanthus.
Pour Sour Plum Drink into a glass, wait for it to cool to room temperature, and then refrigerate in the refrigerator for better taste.