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Strawberry-Rhubarb Simple Syrup

Strawberry Rhubarb Simple Syrup with Fresh Summer Fruit

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Simple Syrup

This simple syrup adds the perfect sweet, summer splash to cocktails and mocktails.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Resting Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cocktail, Mocktail, Rhubarb, Simple Syrup, Strawberry, Summer
Servings: 30 Servings
Calories: 54kcal
Cost: $10


  • 2 Cups Sugar granulated
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Rhubarb
  • 1 Cup Chopped Strawberries


  • Combine water, sugar, strawberries, and rhubarb in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring mixture to a boil then remove from heat
  • Allow mixture to sit for 1 hour until cool.
  • Strain mixture and discard remaining pieces of strawberry and rhubarb.
  • Pour into contained and refrigerate up to 1 month. Add 1/2-1 oz to cocktails to sweeten and add flavor.

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Tools Needed

Most of the tools for this recipe are simple, but if you don’t happen to have a mesh strainer, you can improvise with a cheese cloth or pasta strainer. Here’s what you need:

Strawberry Rhubarb Flat Lay

Inspired by the perfectly sweet and tart flavor of strawberry-rhubarb crisp, this simple syrup adds that same touch to cocktails and mocktails. Use it as a replacement for sugar or a traditional simple syrup to give your drink a summery twist.

Not sure how to use it?  Check out our Strawberry-Rhubarb Gin and Tonic for a sweet, refreshing summer cocktail that is guaranteed to impress. 

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