Mom's Rhubarb cake

Laura Oravez


I grew up with the smells and taste of this yummy cake with rhubarb fresh from our garden!


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
45 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
  • 1
  • 1 c
    buttermilk (1/4 c. vinegar to 3/4 c. milk)
  • 2 c
    fresh rhubarb~cut into small pieces
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • TOP:

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    or to taste, cinnamon

How to Make Mom's Rhubarb cake


  1. Mix cake ingredients in order and pour into 8x8 cake pan that's been oiled and floured. Then spoon on topping and bake in 350 degree oven for @ 45 mins.
    Check for doneness when top is "cracked" and toothpick comes out clean in middle. Cover to keep moist.
    *recipe can be double for 9x13 cake pan. Increase baking time @10-15 mins.*

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