Polish Rhubarb Honey Drink Recipe

Rhubarb lemonade
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  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Refrigerate: 2 hrs
  • Yield: 4 servings Rhubarb Honey Drink
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
174 Calories
0g Fat
45g Carbs
2g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Rhubarb Honey Drink is a refreshing, cold elixir made with rhubarb and honey (two common Eastern European ingredients) It's a real thirst quencher. The tang from the rhubarb makes it comparable to cranberry juice cocktail.


  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 pound rhubarb, peeled if necessary, chopped
  • 3 cups hot water
  • Orange slice or mint for garnish

Steps to Make It

  1. Bring water to boil, remove from heat, stir in honey and let cool.

  2. Whiz chopped rhubarb in a food processor. Place pulp in​ a medium bowl, pour hot water over pulp and cover. When the bowl is cool enough to handle, place in refrigerator for 2 hours or until cold.

  3. Strain pulp through a sieve into honey-water mixture. Stir. Place ice cubes in 4 tall glasses and pour drink over. Garnish with an orange slice or sprig of mint.