Rhubarb, Ginger and Vanilla Compote Recipe (GF, DF, V)


With the cooler mornings and nights we are currently experiencing in Brisbane. Thought this would be a good recipe to share if you are looking for a way to use the rhubarb we have available this week;

Rhubarb, Ginger and Vanilla Compte Recipe


  • Bunch of rhubarb (roughly chopped)
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar (or maple syrup)
  • 1 orange (rind finely grated, then remainder of orange juiced)
  • 5cm piece of ginger (finely grated)
  • 1/2 tsp of vanilla bean paste (or extract


  • Combine all ingredients (excl vanilla) in a large pot.
  • Heat to medium-high and stir occasionally until rhubarb begins to break down completely (approx 8mins).
  • Remove from heat, stir in vanilla bean paste (or extract), and allow to cool to room temperature. Refrigerate and use as desired.


Look for a bunch of rhubarb with crisp, bright-coloured stems or better yet, order yours from us as we'll do this for you.

For tasty muffins, add finely chopped rhubarb and chopped pear to a basic sweet muffin batter and bake.

Did you know... Rhubarb provides dietary fibre and some vitamin C.


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