Recipe: Rhubarb Bread

May 15, 2022 | Recipes

Rhubarb Bread

2 ¾ cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 egg
½ cup oil
1 cup chopped rhubarb
1 ½ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons flour
Oleo and sugar

Grease four 6 x 3 x 2-inch loaf pans or two 8 x 4 x 2-inch pans; set aside. In a bowl, stir together 2 ¾ cups flour, brown sugar, soda, and salt. In mixing bowl, combine egg, buttermilk, oil and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients and mix well. Toss rhubarb with 2 tablespoons flour and fold rhubarb into batter. Pour into pans and dot each with 3 teaspoons oleo and sprinkle with 3 tablespoons sugar. Bake at 350° till a toothpick comes out clean. Bake small pans for 45 minutes and large pans for 55 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove to rack and cool.

Virginia Neumann


This recipe comes from the Guten Appetit cookbook and is used with permission from Jon Childers, head of the Amana Society Heritage Museum.

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