Sunday, 3 July 2016

Fresh Rhubarb and Ginger Cordial // Recipe

Hey lovelies! Hope you are all having a fabulous weekend and enjoying yourself! I couldn't resist posting again this week, and I thought it's about time I do another recipe post for you. I've made this simple summer-y Rhubarb and Ginger cordial a few times now and I still cannot get over how refreshing and sweet it is especially in the summer (Although right now, we'll be lucky to see even a little bit of sun here in England hehe!) The actual flavour of the cordial is totally customisable, I was just inspired to give it a go when I picked huge amount of fresh rhubarb from my garden and had no idea what to do with it because as much as I do love Rhubarb Crumble, it's definitely more of a Winter thing! Read on then, for the Fresh Rhubarb and Ginger Cordial recipe.

You will need: 

  • 100g Fresh Rhubarb (I used homegrown stuff!)
  • 3 slices of Ginger
  • 1  Cup of Water
  • 3/4 Cup of Caster Sugar
  • 1 tsp of Vanilla extract
  • A large Sauce pan
  • An airtight bottle to store the cordial

01. Chop the rhubarb roughly and boil in water for a few minutes until soft. (This is just to make the next few steps quicker!)

02. Drain the water from the pan and add the ginger, water, sugar and vanilla.

03. Let the liquid simmer for 2-3 minutes then cover and put on a low heat for 20 minutes, stiring occasionally.

04.The rhubarb should be extremely soft and part of the syrup by now, so  take the saucepan off the heat and leave to sit for 1 hour, (This basically just makes sure the rhubarb and ginger flavours are properly infused in the cordial!)

05. Put the cordial through a sieve to separate the liquid from the... well mush hehe! Pour into an airtight bottle, I used a Kilner one

06. Now just serve with ice, water and a sprig of mint, and enjoy your fresh summer cordial!

Lemonade is my faveeeeee!


  1. That looks delicious! Way more summery than the hot chocolate I'm drinking right now haha x

  2. this looks delicious and refreshing mm xo

  3. I've never actually tried Rhubarb but that looks like such a refreshing drink - Perfect for the summer!

    Toni x

    1. No way haha! You should definitely try it it's one of my faves xx

  4. This looks so cool!
    I have never tried rhubarb but will defiantly now!
    Izzy |

  5. I loved this post! This cordial sounds so nice and refreshing! I love rhubarb! I might try and make this! Also I prefer coca cola over lemonade! X


  6. This sounds so yummy and unusual. I would love to try it

    Lauren x |

  7. This looks so tasty, I've never really liked rhubarb but I may have to try this out! Leonie x

    1. It tastes so delicious in a cordial because it's not too strong just a subtle flavour - plus it turns the drink pink hehe! x

  8. that seriously looks so refreshing right now omg

  9. Now that looks so good, I think I will try it.

  10. Anonymous04 July, 2016

    sounds great

  11. This looks such a refreshing drink for the summer! No need to buy those refreshers from Starbucks. :D

     Miriam ♥ A whole lot of serendipity

  12. I've never had rhubarb in a drink before, sounds so tasty!


    Tamara -

  13. Wow, that looks so good! Love rhubarb!

    Stella xx

  14. I've never actually had anything with rhubarb in it... I've not even had anything that's rhubarb flavoured!
    Aleeha xXx

    1. Noooo, you've gotta try rhubarb crumble next! Thanks Aleeha x

  15. This looks absolutely beautiful! I bet it tastes incredible too, definitely giving this a whirl at the weekend! Immy x

  16. This looks so nice and I had something similar to this yesterday and I loved it so I will definitely try it out!! Your blog has grown so much I'm so proud ahha xx

    Sofia xx


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