Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

So sweet and yummy, you will forget rhubarb is a vegetable. Grandma was famous for everything she made with rhubarb.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups rhubarb (cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 34 cup water
  • 1 lb candy orange slices
  • 1 lemon, juice of


  1. Cover and cook rhubarb in water over low heat until tender (about 15 minutes).
  2. Cut candy orange slices (gumdrop type) into rhubarb.
  3. add lemon and cook slowly--stirring frequently--till thick.
  4. Pour into jelly jars.
  5. Grated lemon peel can also be used to enhance flavor.
Most Helpful

This is awesome! I used lime juice because I was out of lemon juice, assortedflavors of candy fruit slices, and about 1/4 cup of sugar. I also used mixed citrus zest. This WILL go in my cookbook!

THERESA W. July 23, 2009