Rhubarb Cooler

Rhubarb Cooler

"'I've shared this recipe with many people who tell me it's one of the best beverages they've ever had,' affirms Hazel McMullin of Amherst, Nova Scotia. 'It's an attractive and fizzy refresher.'"
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. In a Dutch oven, bring rhubarb, water and orange peel to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until rhubarb is very tender. Cool slightly. Strain through cheesecloth; discard pulp. Return liquid to the pan. stir in the sugar, lemon juice, orange juice and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  2. To serve, pour 2/3 cup rhubarb mixture over ice; add 1/3 cup soda.


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I made this to mix with Perrier sparkling water and found it too sweet. Would be more refreshing with 1 1/2 cup sugar or maybe even less - will try again though!

Great recipe. I took this to work for our Earth Day pot luck. Everyone seemed to like it, it was gone by the end of lunch, and I had a few requests for the recipe! I seemed to have goofed tho...

This recipe was quite good, though I agree with another reviewer that it was a tad too sweet. Perhaps this is because I made it using splenda and diet soda. Next time I will reduce the sugar b...

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