Rhubarb Syrup: Mother's Day Breakfast in Bed

May 06, 2018

Rhubarb Syrup: Mother's Day Breakfast in Bed

Saying "I love you mom" this Mother's day is as easy as...bacon! This special breakfast in bed recipe collection (French Toast, Rhubarb Syrup, seen below, & Crispy, Spicy Maple Bacon) will be sure to put you in Mom's good books for the rest of the month (at least!). This recipe was featured in 2009 Well Seasoned Nibbles newsletter.

Rhubarb Syrup

Mix up Mom's Breakfast in Bed French Toast with some Rhubarb Syrup!


  • 4 cups sliced fresh rhubarb
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • Zest of ½ a lemon


  1. In large saucepan, bring rhubarb, sugar, and water and lemon zest to boil over medium-high heat, stirring. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring constantly, until rhubarb breaks up, about 5 minutes. Strain into bowl, pressing solids gently. Let cool to room temperature and serve with warm french toast.

Prep Time:

5 Minutes

Cook time:

15 Minutes

Yield: Serves 4

Photo credit: Whitney, Flickr 2009

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