Thursday, May 31, 2012

Rhubarb Spritzer

Recipe Courtest of
Adapted from Simply Recipes

-1 LB of rhubarb stalks, cleaned, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
-2 Cups of water
-1 and 1/2 Cups of unrefined cane sugar
-3 TBSP of chopped fresh rosemary, remove leaves from stem
-1/2 Cup of fresh lemon juice
-Soda water or carbonated water

-Create a syrup. Place rhubarb, water, sugar, and rosemary in a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
-Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for about 15 minutes.
-Remove from heat and strain liquid, removing solids.
 -Add lemon juice, to taste. Cool syrup.
 -To make a spritzer, fill a glass with carbonated water, about three quarters full. Add syrup to taste.
 -Garnish with a slice of lemon or slice a stalk of rhubarb length-wise to make a very pretty stirrer.

Adult Version: add clear liquor of your choice- vodka, gin. Or choose a dry, sparkling wine like prosecco in place of club soda.
All photos styled and taken by Nicole Ziegler.

1 comment:

  1. helloo, Your rhubarb spritzer looks so fresh. :)
    I don’t mind drink this every day. LOL.
    Thank you for sharing. :)
    You can submit your rhubarb spritzer pics on It is a food (and drink of course) photography site where members can submit all food (and drink of course (again) LOL ) pictures that make readers hungry.
    Well, you know it’s fun to make others hungry (and thirsty)! :D