Rhubarb Cordial - Yep It's a Drink!!

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Serves: 1.1-2.2 litres/3-4 pints

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Tags: drinks · drink · summer · rhubarb · cordial ·


1kg/2 lb rhubarb, chopped
100g/4oz sugar
2 whole cloves
7g/1/2 oz root ginger, bruised
1.2 litres/2 pints water
mint leaves to garnish


Put the rhubarb, sugar, cloves, ginger and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Simmer gently until the rhubarb is soft, replacing any water that evaporates.

Strain well and serve in a warmed glass jug, garnished with mint leaves.

* This can be served cold, top it up with ice cold lemonade!

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