Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

rhubarb syrup

Recipe by
Carolyn Haas
Whitewater, WI

I needed 2 cups of rhubarb for a recipe and a friend gave me enough for 10 cups! Rhubarb syrup is an easy way to use and store this tart/sweet taste of spring. Plus it goes well in beverages... (This batch made about 1 1/4 cup of syrup.)

yield 2 -4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For rhubarb syrup

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 3 c
    rhubarb, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2
    vanilla bean, scraped (optional)

How To Make rhubarb syrup

  • 1
    Mix together the water, sugar and rhubarb (and optional vanilla bean) in a medium pot and place over medium heat until it boils. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until the rhubarb has broken apart, about 15-20 min.
  • 2
    Set aside to cool and then drain through a fine mesh strainer. Discard the solids and reserve the syrup. Can be refrigerated for a week.

Categories & Tags for Rhubarb Syrup: