Rhubarb FAQ's

Can frozen rhubarb be used in place of fresh?

You can use frozen rhubarb just as you would fresh in your favourite recipes for jam, cobblers, crisps, pies, and muffins. There's no need to thaw it or do anything else to it before you use it.

Can you buy frozen rhubarb in the UK?

UK-grown rhubarb is harvested at its peak and is quickly frozen into easy-to-use chunks, so it has the most delicious flavour all year round.

Is rhubarb good for you?

Rhubarb is rich in antioxidants, particularly anthocyanins (which give it its red color) and proanthocyanidins. These antioxidants have anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer properties, which help protect you from many health-related issues such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes

How do you defrost rhubarb?

When it comes to defrosting rhubarb, the best approach is to place it in the fridge overnight to give it plenty of time to thaw out.

How do you drain frozen rhubarb?

Let it boil for one minute only and immediately drain it and submerge the rhubarb pieces into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process. The rhubarb should still be firm. Once cooled, drain the rhubarb and dry it to remove any excess moisture.