It’s rhubarb season

Rhubarb dessert, bread a change of pace

The rhubarb is up and growing so time to use some.

Rhubarb Quick Bread

1 cup brown sugar, packed

1/2 cup white sugar

2/3 cup oil

1 egg

1 cup buttermilk

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/2 cups flour

1 1/2 cups diced rhubarb

1/2 cup chopped walnuts, pecans or almonds

1/2 cup brown sugar mixed with 1 tablespoon margarine

Grease and flour 2 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.

Mix together in this order: sugar, oil, egg, buttermilk, salt, soda, cinnamon, vanilla, flour, 1/ 12 cups diced rhubarb and chopped nuts.

Pour into prepared pans.

Sprinkle brown sugar/margarine mixture over top.

Bake at 375 degrees F. For 1 hour. Let cool in pans.

Notes: Makes two large loaves or four mini loaves. Freezes well.

Notes: I used sour milk and it turned out great.

Blueberry & Rhubarb Crisp

3 c. Blueberries

2 c. Rhubarb

1 ½ c. Sugar

¼ c. Flour

Pinch of salt

Topping:

½ c. Flour

½ c. Br. Sugar

½ c. Rolled oats

1/3 c. Butter

Mix dry ingredients well pour over berries & rhubarb & mix until well coated. Pour into buttered baking dish (6 c.) Combine topping & mix until crumbly. Pour over fruit & Bake for 50 – 75 mins. At 375 F.

Dora Miner is a local cook and baker and writes a regular column for The Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

‘So sorry:’ Man pleads guilty for gas-and-dash death of Thorsby gas station owner

Mitchell Robert Sydlowski was charged with second-degree murder, but the 29-year old pleaded guilty to the lesser offence

84 new cases of COVID-19 reported Friday

1,036 active cases across Alberta, 10,796 recovered cases

The photography trend that continues to climb: Best friend photo shoots

Rimbey photographer reflects on the growing demand for these lifestyle set shoots.

76 new cases of COVID-19 reported Thursday

Active cases at 1,036, 10,713 recovered cases

Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools receive grant from Indigo Love of Reading Foundation.

WRPS has received $15,975 from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation.

Premier Jason Kenney in Lacombe to introduce rural Internet

Shaw to provide 1g Internet to all AB residential customers

Widow of slain Red Deer doctor thanks community for support ahead of vigil

Fellow doctors, members of the public will gather for a physically-distanced vigil in central Alberta

VIDEO: World responds to B.C. girl after pandemic cancels birthday party

Dozens of cards and numerous packages were delivered to six-year-old Charlie Manning

U.S.-Canada pandemic border restrictions extended into September

‘We will continue to keep our communities safe,’ says Public Safety Minister Bill Blair

AB Infrastructure Minister announces $8,522,800 regional water transmission line

Funding is covered jointly by the province, Ottawa and benefiting municipalities

WE Charity registers as lobbyist, lays off staff, looking to sell real estate

WE Charity said its financial position has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief

There were seven challengers to incumbent, including NGCI president

Three people drown at Crescent Falls

Rocky Mountain House RCMP say the incident occurred Tuesday

Most Read