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Rhubarb Compote

Rhubarb Compote (Rhabarberkompott)

A delicious, ruby red rhubarb compote that goes excellently with yogurt, ice cream or on toast.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author The Kitchen Maus


  • 2 cups of chopped rhubarb
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla sugar or vanilla extract
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice


  1. Chop rhubarb into bite sized pieces and put in small saucepan. Add vanilla sugar (or extract), sugar and lemon juice. Give it a good stir.
  2. Put mixture of medium low heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Bring heat down to low and simmer for another 5 minutes or until rhubarb has broken down. Mixture should be soft and thick consistency.

Recipe Notes

The sugar amount in this recipe is completely customizable. Just add in small increments and stir until you get it to your liking!