Bajan Mauby Drink

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Ever feeling hot and thirsty then have some refreshing homemade bajan mauby


4-5 cups of water
10 pieces of mauby bark
2 cups sugar
1-2 cinnamon sticks depending on size (optional)
2 pieces of dried orange peel
1/2 nutmeg (optional)
3-4 cloves


Place all ingredients into a saucepan and on a med-high heat and allow it boil.

Allow the concentrate to boil for 5 minutes before turning off the stove and covering the pot.

Leave the concentrate to steep for around 5 hours.

To prepare a glass of mauby, add 2 cups of water to every 1 cup of concentrate and sweeten with brown sugar.

To add an extra kick, add a few drops of Angostura bitters, mixed essence or cinnamon and ice.

Recipe Submitted by Good Old Bajan Cooking Group.

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I had the opportunity of working and learning alongside the best chefs in Barbados many years ago until I became an Executive Chef, I still cook and write on all things cooking.