"Try this speedy fruit dessert once and you'll rave about its taste and convenience," promises Sharon Keys from Spencerport, New York. The cinnamony flavor of the leftover bread complements the tart, tender rhubarb quite nicely.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 5 cups diced fresh or frozen rhubarb, thawed
- 3/4 to 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 4 cups cubed cinnamon bread
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
- Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, optional
- In a bowl, combine rhubarb, sugar and cinnamon. Add half of the bread cubes; toss gently. Transfer to an ungreased 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Top with remaining bread cubes; drizzle with butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10-12 minutes or until rhubarb is tender. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Rhubarb Betty in Quick Cooking March/April 1999, p42