Rosy Rhubarb Punch
Writes Shirley Hochstedler from Kalona, Iowa: “My friend Elsie shared this refreshing, fruity recipe with me. She used this punch at her daughter's graduation and other special events.” A great way to use up that rhubarb!
Total TimePrep: 30 min. + chilling
Makes10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)
- 2 quarts water
- 4 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb
- 2 cans (6 ounces each) unsweetened pineapple juice
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons orange or cherry gelatin powder
- In a Dutch oven, combine water and rhubarb; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until rhubarb is tender.
- Strain, reserving liquid; return to the pan. Stir in the pineapple juice, sugar and gelatin powder; heat until sugar is dissolved. Cool. Transfer to a punch bowl or pitcher; cover and refrigerate until chilled.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 116 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Rhubarb Drink in Simple & Delicious May/June 2008