Easy Rhubarb Tonic Recipe
- 2 cups rhubarb, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup hot water
step 1: Heat a pot of water to boiling. Place a metal or glass bowl on top, with the bottom of the bowl just above the boiling water. Add rhubarb and cook for 25 minutes without stirring.
step 2: Meanwhile, dissolve sugar and baking soda in hot water in bowl, stirring now and then.
step 3: Pour sugar mixture over the steamed rhubarb in the bowl and cook over boiling water another 2 to 3 minutes.
step 4: Pour rhubarb mixture through a mesh sieve into a clean jar; press with a wooden spoon to extract more syrup. Store in the refrigerator.