Streusel Rhubarb Bread

Streusel Rhubarb Bread

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Marian Arbour


I have a friend who supplies me with rhubarb from his garden and it is nice to make this bread freezes very well.


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 2 loaves
15 Min
55 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar/
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1cc tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped fresh rhubarb or frozen
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon zest,
  • ·
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    cold butter

How to Make Streusel Rhubarb Bread


  1. in a mixing bowl combine brown sugar and oil beat til well combined add egg, mix well, beat in buttermilk, vanilla and lemon zest combine the flour and baking soda, stir into brown sugar mixture just until combined. Fold in the rhubarb and nuts.
  2. Grease two pans 8 -in x 4-in x 2 in pans pour batter into the pans.
  3. For topping,,,combine sugar, cinnamon and butter and using 2 knives or pastry blender mix until it is crumbly and sprinkle over the batter...Bake in350F for 60 to 65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out for 10 minutes then turn out on wire racks to cool use serrated knife to slice the bread...freezes just great.

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About Streusel Rhubarb Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian

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