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Rhubarb cordial

Rhubarb cordial

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • makes 600ml cordial

A refreshing cordial that takes 10 minutes to prep. Use up a glut of fresh rhubarb and make the most of summer

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
Nutrition: per 25 ml
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal49
low infat0g
saturates0g
carbs12g
sugars12g
fibre0.1g
protein0g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 300g golden caster sugar
  • zest and juice 1 orange
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 450g rhubarb , chopped
  • 1 slice fresh root ginger , peeled

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the sugar in a large saucepan with 300ml water. Bring to a simmer then add the zest and juice of both the orange and the lemon along with the rhubarb and the ginger.

  • STEP 2

    Cook the mixture over a medium heat until the rhubarb is falling apart.

  • STEP 3

    Pour the mixture through a sieve lined with muslin into a clean heatproof jug then transfer to sterilised bottles. Keeps in the fridge for up to 1 month.

  • STEP 4

    Serve approx. 25ml of cordial per 100ml sparkling water, or to taste.

Goes well with

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