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5 from 3 votes

Rhubarb Syrup

This simple syrup made with rhubarb is a wonderful base for many cocktails or beverages.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Cocktail
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Little Rusted Ladle


  • 5 cups fresh rhubarb thinly sliced (can substitute frozen, thawed)
  • 2 cups granulated sugar


  • In a large bowl, combine rhubarb and sugar. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate up to 5 days, stirring once a day. Strain juice into a container. Reserve strained rhubarb for another use such as rhubarb bourbon old fashioned. Refrigerate syrup up to 2 weeks. or freeze until needed. Use as a mixer for cocktails like rhubarb bourbon old fashioned, rhubarb martini, rhubarb rosemary gin fizz and rhubarb shrub.