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Rhubarb Squares

—Ruth Windle, Kettle Falls, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour
  • Makes
    20-24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • FILLING:
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 cups diced rhubarb

Directions

  • Combine flour and sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press into a 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool slightly.
  • For filling, blend flour and cream in a bowl until smooth. Add 1-1/4 cups sugar and egg yolks; mix well. Fold in vanilla and rhubarb. Pour into crust. Bake at 325° for 55-60 minutes or until a sharp knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile, make a meringue by beating egg whites until stiff. Add remaining sugar and beat again until stiff peaks form. Remove cake from oven; top with meringue immediately and broil lightly.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 199 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
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