Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

If using Canada Red Rhubarb you may not need as much sugar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut rhubarb into chunks.
  2. Combine with lemon and water in a large saucepan.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer until rhubab is tender.
  4. Stir in lemon juice.
  5. Strain through a cloth.
  6. Stir in sugar and bring to a boil.
Most Helpful

Made & reviewed for ZWT 4 - Kumquat's Kookin' Kaboodles! This makes a lovely, simple & very refreshing drink when topped up with sparkling water & rhubarb ice cubes...yum! Thanks Charlotte for a great recipe :)

Um Safia June 24, 2008

I made this cordial. We loved the sweet tartness of this drink. It is reallt good on vanilla ice cream.

nannie jo June 25, 2006