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Rhubarb Recipes

Rhubarb yields an ample harvest. Put this plant to good use with these appetizing rhubarb recipes, including rhubarb cake, pie, jam, crumble, custard and more.

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Springtime brings back memories of rhubarb that grew beside my childhood home. When I found ruby red stalks in the store, I created this recipe for them. My family gives this a big thumbs up. —Laurie Hudson, Westville, Florida
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Spinach Salad with Rhubarb Dressing

Spinach Salad with Rhubarb Dressing

Spinach Salad with Rhubarb Dressing

Spinach salad is excellent with this tangy topping. It really perks it up. A friend shared a similar salad dressing recipe with me, which I modified a bit. The rhubarb adds rosy color and mouthwatering flavor.—Twila Mitchell, Lindsborg, Kansas

Ricotta Scones with Rhubarb-Orange Compote

Ricotta Scones with Rhubarb-Orange Compote

Ricotta Scones with Rhubarb-Orange Compote

Eaten warm with a dollop of fruit compote, these scones are a little piece of heaven. If serving to guests, be prepared to share the recipe.—Marilyn Rodriguez, Fairbanks, Alaska

Spiced Rhubarb Sauce

Spiced Rhubarb Sauce

Spiced Rhubarb Sauce

Served here with pork chops, this unique sauce adds bold flavor to just about any cut of pork. The savory-sweet, relish-like sauce is also a perfect complement to roasted, baked or grilled chicken. Kara Hawke — Polk, Pennsylvania
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Easy Rhubarb Sauce

Easy Rhubarb Sauce

Easy Rhubarb Sauce

Celebrate spring with the sweet-tart taste of rhubarb in Jackie Hutshing’s simple sauce. The Sonoma, California cook enjoys it on toast, English muffins and pancakes, but it’s just as good drizzled on pound cake or ice cream.

Berry Good Ice Cream Sauce

Berry Good Ice Cream Sauce

Berry Good Ice Cream Sauce

Meet the Cook: I started cooking in earnest as a bride 39 years ago. I'm thankful to say I improved in time - though I made something once even the dog refused to eat! Now, my three children are grown and I'm the grandmother of four. -Joy Beck, Cincinnati, Ohio

Contest-Winning Rhubarb Pudding

Contest-Winning Rhubarb Pudding

Contest-Winning Rhubarb Pudding

My mother gave me the recipe for this old-fashioned pudding. It's a great way to use up day-old bread. Nothing enhances this traditional dessert better than garden-grown rhubarb. My husband and 8-year-old daughter just love it.

Meringue Rhubarb Pie

Meringue Rhubarb Pie

Meringue Rhubarb Pie

My husband and brother, former "rhubarb haters", now can't wait for the first stalks of that plant to appear, heralding spring and their favorite pie!

Caramel Rhubarb Cobbler

Caramel Rhubarb Cobbler

Caramel Rhubarb Cobbler

I came up with this recipe after hearing a friend fondly recall his grandmother's rhubarb dumplings. My son especially likes rhubarb, and this old-fashioned dessert lets those special stalks star. -Beverly Shebs, Pinehurst, North Carolina

Shortcake with Fresh Rhubarb Sauce

Shortcake with Fresh Rhubarb Sauce

Shortcake with Fresh Rhubarb Sauce

Every spring when her rhubarb was ready, my mother-in-law chopped it up for this moist cake. If your rhubarb is too tart for the sauce, just add in some strawberries. —Rena McCalment, Sharpsville, Indiana

Rhubarb Oat Dessert

Rhubarb Oat Dessert

Rhubarb Oat Dessert

I often make this old-fashioned favorite in spring when fresh rhubarb is plentiful. But it also works well with frozen rhubarb. It's pretty and pink...and has a nice crunch, thanks to the oatmeal crust and topping. -Shirley Dreher, Clark, South Dakota



Rhubarb Angel Dessert

Rhubarb Angel Dessert

Rhubarb Angel Dessert

A delightful tangy rhubarb filling tops the shortbread crust in this recipe from field editor Patricia Staudt of Marble Rock, Iowa. The tender meringue will melt in your mouth!"

Winnie's Mini Rhubarb & Strawberry Pies

Winnie's Mini Rhubarb & Strawberry Pies

Winnie's Mini Rhubarb & Strawberry Pies

Every spring, we had strawberries and rhubarb on our farm outside Seattle. These fruity hand pies remind me of those times and of Grandma Winnie’s baking. —Shawn Carleton, San Diego, California

Rhubarb Elderberry Crisp

Rhubarb Elderberry Crisp

Rhubarb Elderberry Crisp

Rhubarb and elderberries are quite abundant around these parts, so I combined the two in this wonderful crisp. It's been well received by our friends.

Rhubarb Ice Cream for 2

Rhubarb Ice Cream for 2

Rhubarb Ice Cream for 2

This is a great small version of a delicious recipe. This is refreshing and rich-tasting ice cream on a hot summer evening.—Rachel Garcia, Arlington, Virginia
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