1944 Bake Off Winner Rhubarb Custard Bars

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@Quinnn

One of my favorite hobbies is collecting vintage cookbooks and this was a delicious recipe that that was tucked inside.

If you have an abundance of rhubarb, you have to give this a try. Anything that is still being passed around from 1944 just has to be good!


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Serves:

9x13 pan

Prep:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST:

1 1/4 c
flour
1/2 c
sugar
1 stick
butter, room temperature

FILLING:

1 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
flour
4 large
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla
4-5 c
rhubarb, cut into small pieces
cool whip or whipped cream, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 pan.
2
Crust:

Blend flour and sugar together. Cut in butter with a pastry blender.
3
Press crust into pan. Bake for 10 minutes until lightly golden.
4
Filling:

In large mixing bowl, blend sugar and flour and then eggs, vanilla and rhubarb. Mix well.
5
Pour mixture over partially baked crust and continue baking for 30-35 minutes being careful not to over bake.
6
Top with powdered sugar, whipped topping or ice cream just before serving.

****Because this is a custard, be sure to refrigerate any leftovers.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian