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Danish Rhubarb Pudding Recipe

This delicious pudding my grandmother used to make is one of my favorite traditional Danish dessert.—Kay Sundheim, Nashua, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 6 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb, thawed
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water


  • 1. In a saucepan, bring rhubarb and water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until rhubarb is tender. Drain, reserving liquid; discard pulp. Measure 4 cups liquid; return to the pan.
  • 2. Add sugar; bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into rhubarb liquid. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Pour into individual dishes. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 228 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.