rhubarb coffee cake - scrumptious

★★★★★ 4
a recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

So, my Mother gave me a big batch of rhubarb today. It was only right to make her something delicious with it. She will be quite surprised when I deliver this in the morning. This cake is wonderful treat to have with your morning coffee...very moist and flavorful. Enjoy! My photo's

★★★★★ 4
serves 12
prep time 40 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For rhubarb coffee cake - scrumptious

  • RHUBARB FILLING
  • 4 c
    rhubarb, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    corn starch
  • CAKE
  • 3 c
    flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3 - 4 drops , red food coloring ( optional )
  • TOPPING
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/3 - 1/4 c
    butter, softened

How To Make rhubarb coffee cake - scrumptious

  • 1
    In a saucepan, mix sugar and corn starch. Add the rhubarb, lemon juice and sugar; stir well to combine. Cook until thickened, about 3 minutes; Cool.
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl; mix flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • 3
    Cut in butter.
  • 4
    Add eggs, buttermilk and vanilla; stir well. Spread half of batter into a greased 9x13 inch pan.
  • 5
    Spread rhubarb filling on top of cake batter.
  • 6
    Spoon the remaining cake batter over the rhubarb filling. Making sure to cover the filling. For topping, combine sugar and flour; cut in the butter till forms a crumb. Sprinkle evenly on top of cake.
  • 7
    Bake at 350 degree F for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean and the cake is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
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