Rhubarb Cake I

Rhubarb Cake I


"Delicious served warm with ice cream. If you don't have buttermilk, you may substitute sour milk. Stir 1 tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice together with 1 cup of milk and let stand for 10 minutes."


servings 244 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 244 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 179 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream together butter or margarine and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  2. In another bowl, sift together 2 cups flour, soda, and salt. Add sifted ingredients alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture.
  3. Toss rhubarb with 1 tablespoon flour, and stir into batter. Spoon batter into buttered 9 x 13 inch pan, and smooth the surface.
  4. Blend together 1/4 cup butter or margarine, cinnamon, and brown sugar; sprinkle evenly over batter.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes.
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  1. 355 Ratings


Excellent- I took another reviewer's suggestion to use 3 cups of rhubarb - next time I'm using at least 4 cups. I definitely will be making this again, I'm also going to use the basic recipe too...

This cake is outstanding! Other than adding an extra cup of chopped rhubarb, I followed the directions exactly and the cake turned out beautifully ... I'm going to make another one this weekend...

Good old fashioned comfort food dessert. Moist and delicious with a pretty, pebbly top. Mine was done at 38 minutes!

This recipe is wonderful and delicious. I know that it already has lots of reviews, but thought I would send mine, too. I did read through the other reviews and increased the rhubarb to 4 cups...

Very dense and moist cake. We loved it and will definitely make it again. I put the rhubarb through my food processer to chop it pretty fine and then drained some, but not all of the juice. I...

What an interesting cake this made. I doubled the rhubarb and otherwise followed the recipe closely. That was a few days ago. The cake turned out VERY moist to the point of almost having a cu...

This is very similar to a family favorite my mom has been making for years! She uses brown sugar instead of white in the batter and we only top it by sprinkling with cinnamon & nutmeg. My fath...

This recipe is great! Moist and a little bit tart. I added 1/4 cup of oatmeal to the topping...that worked well. Definitely a keeper!

This is delicious but very sweet, so next time I'd cut back a little on the sugar. I made this in my bundt pan and cooked it about 15 minutes longer than the original recipe. I don't think I'd...