Blushing Betty (Rhubarb Dessert)2 Reviews
- Prep: 25 min
- Cook: 1 hr
- Ready In: 1 hr 25 min
“This unique, great-tasting dessert makes great use of fresh rhubarb and tastes GREAT!!” - by ChefScharny
Original recipe yields 1 9x13-inch dish
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
- Mix rhubarb with 2 cups sugar in a large bowl and spread into the prepared baking dish; sprinkle rhubarb with raisins.
- Beat vegetable shortening with 2/3 cup sugar in a bowl; beat in eggs, one at a time, followed by vanilla extract. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together in another bowl. Gradually stir the flour mixture into the wet ingredients, alternating with milk, to form a smooth batter. Spread batter over fruit in baking dish.
- Bake in the preheated oven until rhubarb filling is bubbling and topping is set and golden brown, about 1 hour.
Amount Per Serving (20 total)
- 235 cal
- 3.6 g
- 49.6 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (2)Rate This Recipe
"I didn’t want to make a full 9x13 pan of this dessert so I halved the amount and baked it in a 8” round cake pan. I don’t have a scale so I simply generously covered the bottom of the cake pan with r..." See morehubarb that I had sliced ½ inch thick, resulting in 2 cups of chopped rhubarb. In addition, only ½ cup of sugar was needed to coat the rhubarb. The baking time for me was 45 minutes. What I loved about this dessert was how pretty the cake appeared when inverted. The top looked like little jewels. The cake is delicious on its own, but I loved it served with whipped cream."
"I very carefully weighed out 4pounds of rhubarb and that measured out to 12 cups of rhubarb! I was pretty sure that this was too much fruit so divided it in half ( I had already spent too much time go..." See moreing from neighbour to neighbour to scrounge fruit) and doubled the batter and made 2 cakes out of it. Cake was good but maybe after all the effort I couldn't help but be let down. I wish someone else would measure out 4 pounds. The reviewer who covered an 8" cake pan didn't come close. I probably won't make this again."
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