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Rhubarb Bread

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Makes

2 loaves (16 slices each)

This is quite a good bread - our family really enjoys it! It's also very quick and easy to prepare, once you have the rhubarb diced. —Grace Capen, Sacramento, California
Rhubarb Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg, room temperature, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups finely diced rhubarb, 1/4-inch cuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the sugar and oil; blend in egg, vanilla and milk. Combine flour, salt, cinnamon and baking soda; add to moist ingredients. Stir in rhubarb and nuts. Transfer to 2 well-greased 8x4-in. loaf pans.
  2. Bake at 350° until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 129 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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