Sunshine Rhubarb Juice Concentrate

Sunshine Rhubarb Juice Concentrate
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 40


  • 12 cups sliced rhubarb
  • 4 cups water
  • Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • Grated zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar


  • In large pot, combine rhubarb, water, lemon & orange zests and bring to a boil.
  • Stir constantly over medium high heat. Reduce heat, cover and boil gently until rhubarb is soft, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and orange juice.
  • Pour into dampened jelly bag or strainer lined with several layers of cheesecloth set over a deep bowl. Let drip for at least 2 hours, undisturbed.
  • In clean, large pot combine rhubarb juice and sugar. Heat to 190° F.  Stir to dissolve sugar, but do not boil. Remove from heat and skim off foam.
  • Ladle into hot jars, leave ¼-inch headspace, clean rim, place lids and screw bands.
  • Place jars in prepared canner, with jars completely under water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to maintain gentle boil and process for 20 minutes*.
  • Turn off heat and remove canner lid. Allow jars to sit in canner for 5 minutes before removing.
  • Set jars on rack or towel out of drafts and allow to cool. Remove screw band, label and store.


Yield: About 4 pint jars
Keyword Juice Concentrate, Rhubarb, Sunshine Rhubarb Juice Concentrate