A simple to make fruit cordial. Dilute to taste with still or sparkling water
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 14 servings
- 500 g rhubarb
- 250 g caster sugar
- 250 ml water
- 1 orange finely grated zest and juice
- 1 lemon finely grated zest and juice
- still or sparkling water to serve
Wash and trim the rhubarb and cut into short lengths.
Place the caster sugar, water, orange and lemon juice into saucepan and heat gently stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
Add the rhubarb and bring to a gentle simmer. Cook for about 15 minutes until the rhubarb is falling apart.
Strain through a fine sieve into a heatproof jug and press out as much juice as possible . Immediately pour into sterilised bottles, seal and allow to cool.
Chill until required. Serve diluted to taste with sparkling or still water.
The rhubarb cordial will keep in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
Nutrition information is approximate and is meant as a guideline only.
Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 113mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 8.1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 0.1mg