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Rhubarb Sauce over vanilla ice cream in a white bowl.
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Rhubarb Sauce

This easy Rhubarb Sauce is made with only 4 ingredients and produces a sweet and tart sauce that can be served warm or chilled. Use as a topping on ice cream, yogurt, cake, waffles, oatmeal, and more! 
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 87kcal


Rhubarb Sauce:

  • 1 pound rhubarb (fresh or frozen) cut into 1-inch pieces
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons strawberry jam
  • teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • In a medium saucepan, combine the rhubarb and sugar. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low. Cook partially covered, stirring occasionally until tender, about 10 minutes. 
  • Remove from the heat and stir in strawberry jam and cinnamon. Allow to cool to room temperature and then serve or refrigerate.


Adapted from Every Day magazine.


Calories: 87kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 225mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 77IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg