Homemade Country Rhubarb Sauce


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Homemade Country Rhubarb Sauce


  • 8 c rhubarb, cut-up
  • 2 c strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • *1 c raspberries
  • 2 c sugar
  • (2) 3 oz. boxes of red gelatin (strawberry or raspberry flavored)
  • 1/2 c lemon juice
  • 1 c water
  • 2 TBSP grated orange zest
  • *1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • *1/2 tsp ginger
  • 2 TSBP corn starch
  1.  * = optional


  1. In a large pot mix together all ingrediants except rhubarb, strawberries and raspberries. Heat on medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved. 

  2. Add rhubarb, strawberries and raspberries, stir to combine. Bring to boil, stirring, turn down heat and simmer until rhubarb is tender ( about 20-30 minutes, stirring every 5-10 minutes). 

  3. Sweeten more to your taste if you prefer.

  4. Serve warm or chilled over ice cream. Serve plain or with milk and cream added. Use rhubarb sauce as a topping for oatmeal, icecream, pancakes, waffles and more or enjoy by itself.

  5. **Mix up the recipe with whatever fruit is in season. Recipe works well with blackberries, blueberries, pineapple (fresh or canned).

  6. Store in fridge for up to a month, or freeze for up to 6 months and use later.


Reviews 1


November 1, 2018
I make this to put on pancakes. great alternative to the sugary syrups.Its great with any mixture of fruits with the rhubarb .