2 large stalk rhubarb (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 lemon, large (about 1/4 cup juice)
1 large lemon, zest of
3/4 cup sugar (more or less, to taste)
1 cup water
1 part rhubarb lemon syrup
2 parts water or 2 carbonated water
1 Rhubarb Lemon Syrup:.
2 Chop the rhubarb into 1 inch pieces and place in a medium saucepan.
3 Zest the lemon into the saucepan and add the lemon juice. Add the sugar and enough water to cover the rhubarb (about 1 cup).
4 Simmer the mixture over medium heat about 10 minutes (the rhubarb will become soft and mushy). Taste to ensure the mixture is sweet enough, if you have to add sugar, let it simmer a few minutes more to dissolve the sugar.
5 Strain the mixture into a clean jar or container and chill.
7 Pour 1 part cooled syrup over ice and add 2 parts water or carbonated water, stir and enjoy.
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