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Rhubarb Cake Recipe

Description:  Who said there isn't a lot of rhubarb recipes. Not only are there a lot of them, but this one is made to please.

Did you Know? Rhubarb is one of only two perennial vegetables. It lives for several years. The other is Asparagus.


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine

  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 egg

  • 2 cups flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 2 cups rhubarb, washed and chopped

  • 1 Tablespoon flour

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed

How to Make Rhubarb Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 ° F.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter(or margarine), sugar, and vanilla extract.

  3. Beat in egg.

  4. In a second bowl, sift together flour, baking soda ,and salt.

  5. Add sifted ingredient to the large bowl with creamed butter and sugar.

  6. Alternately, stir in buttermilk.

  7. In a small bowl, toss rhubarb with 1 Tablespoon flour.

  8. Mix rhubarb into the batter.

  9. Pour batter into a greased 9 X 13 inch baking dish and smooth batter in dish.

  10. In a small bowl, blend together 1/4 cup butter, cinnamon and brown sugar.

  11. Sprinkle mixture over the batter.

  12. Bake in oven for 45 minutes.

  13. Use a toothpick to test for doneness..

Tip: Rhubarb Cake is great, when served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

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