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51 really good rhubarb recipes

This beautiful vegetable is gorgeous poached with sugar and syrup to create a sweet and sticky base for many desserts like cakes, pies, tarts, biscuits and muffins.
rhubarb tart

This bright pink root vegetable doesn’t have much flavour when eaten on its own, but when stewed with sugar and syrups, it can become the perfect, fragrant base for many desserts.

We’ve pulled together our favourite way to include rhubarb in your desserts, with everything from homemade cakes and muffins, to bread and butter puddings and rhubarb custard melting moments.

You’ll also find a recipe for our homemade baked custard, rhubarb and cream roulade and gorgeous rhubarb meringue pies.

Flick through our gallery to find some creative ways to use your rhubarb.

Women's Weekly apple and rhubarb pie

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Deep dish apple and rhubarb pie

Deep dish apple and rhubarb pie

This glorious fruity pie with its thick, buttery crust is perfect for winter weekends.

RHUBARB AND ALMOND JALOUSIE

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Rhubarb and almond jalousie

Rhubarb and almond jalousie

It’s not quite a turnover, and not quite a strudel, but this rhubarb and almond jalousie is rather delicious. This crispy sweet delight certainly proves that French know their stuff when it comes to making pastries.

brandy snap and rhubarb stacks

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Brandy snap and rhubarb stacks

Brandy snap and rhubarb stacks

The contrast between wafer-thin brandy snaps, sweet rhubarb and cool yoghurt is delightful in this sophisticated dessert.

RHUBARB AND COCONUT CAKE

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Rhubarb and coconut cake

Rhubarb and coconut cake

Apple and rhubarb turnovers

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Apple and rhubarb turnovers

Apple and rhubarb turnovers

Rhubarb crumble ice-cream

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Rhubarb crumble ice-cream

Rhubarb crumble ice-cream

This beautiful ice-cream is packed full of sweet, juicy rhubarb and crushed ginger biscuits for ultimate flavour and texture.

rhubarb bread with vanilla bean butter

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Rhubarb bread with vanilla bean butter

Rhubarb bread with vanilla bean butter

Rhubarb and vanilla CRUMBLE CAKE

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Rhubarb and vanilla crumble cake

Rhubarb and vanilla crumble cake

QUINCE AND RHUBARB Cobbler

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Rhubarb and quince cobbler

This rhubarb and quince cobbler is a stunning dessert to enjoy on a cool evening – especially with a dollop of cold ice cream!

rhubarb galette

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Rhubarb galette

Rhubarb galette

Looking as good as it tastes this sweet & tangy rhubarb galette is quick and easy to make, too. Serve piping hot from the oven with ice-cream or cream

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Rice pudding with poached rhubarb & plums

Rice pudding with poached rhubarb & plums

This vegan dessert option is rich and creamy thanks to oat milk and coconut syrup. Topped with sweet poached rhubarb and plums for a vibrant touch

Crumpets with rhubarb compote

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Crumpets with rhubarb compote

Crumpets with rhubarb compote

Indulge in these delicious crumpets with sweet rhubarb compote – perfect for breakfast, dessert, or as a decadent treat.

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Rhubarb chia lattice tart

Rhubarb chia lattice tart

With its artistic latticework, this vibrant rhubarb tart is an absolute treat for both the palate and the eyes.

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Rhubarb and walnut tart

Rhubarb and walnut tart

Vibrant rhubarb creates a striking and delicious topping that balances perfectly with its crème patissiere filling and nutty walnut base.

Rhubarb crumble cake
(Credit: Australian Women’s Weekly)

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Rhubarb crumble cake

Rhubarb crumble cake

Rich, tart rhubarb with rolled oats and cinnamon makes this classic British cake an even more comforting winter treat.

quinoa porridge with vanilla stewed rhubarb

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Vanilla stewed rhubarb on quinoa porridge

Vanilla stewed rhubarb on quinoa porridge

You can also serve this tartly sweet stewed rhubarb with rice pudding, yoghurt or ice-cream.

rhubarbandraspberryjam

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Rhubarb and raspberry jam

Rhubarb and raspberry jam

Give your regular berry jam a distinctive lift with the addition of rhubarb. For best results use only the reddest parts of the rhubarb stems.

BUTTERSCOTCH TEACAKES with Roasted Rhubarb

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Butterscotch teacakes with roasted rhubarb

Butterscotch teacakes with roasted rhubarb

These teacakes are pretty enough for a high tea spread yet delicious enough to pop into the lunchbox. One thing’s for certain. They won’t last long!

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Pear and rhubarb with spiced scrunched filo

Pear and rhubarb with spiced scrunched filo

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Rhubarb and strawberry jam

Rhubarb and strawberry jam

Spreads tastes so much sweeter when you’ve made them yourself with less preservatives and more of the good stuff like quality rhubarb and strawberries.

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Rustic rhubarb and berry pie

Rustic rhubarb and berry pie

On a cold, wintry night, there’s nothing better than sitting down to enjoy a delectable feast with friends or family.

WARM STRAWBERRY RHUBARB CRUMBLES

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Strawberry, rhubarb and pecan crumbles

Strawberry, rhubarb and pecan crumbles

Full of sweet, nutty goodness.

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Rhubarb souffle

Rhubarb souffle

Deliciously tart and light as air, this easy souffle makes a fabulous pudding for a dinner party.

Upside down rhubarb ginger and hazelnut cake

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Upside down rhubarb ginger and hazelnut cake

Ginger-spiced rhubarb gives this upside-down cake its vibrant red colour and a beautiful tart flavour that balances nicely with the delicate hazelnut cake.

Rhubarb crumble

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Rhubarb crumble

Rhubarb crumble

creamed rice with rhubarb and raspberries

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Creamed rice with rhubarb and raspberries

Creamy and sweet rice pudding mixed with the bright tartness of tender rhubarb and fresh berries make this simple summer dessert a winner.

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Rhubarb and pear pie

Rhubarb and pear pie

This vibrant pie pairs the tartness of rhubarb with the sweetness of pears and a buttery pastry crust for the ideal winter dessert.

Creamy polenta porridge with roasted rhubarb & sweet dukkah
(Credit: James Moffat)

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Creamy polenta porridge with roasted rhubarb & dukkah

Creamy polenta porridge topped with tart roasted rhubarb and crunchy sweet dukkah is a delicious low-GI breakfast that will keep you fuelled all morning.

CARAMEL PAVLOVA WITH RHUBARB
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Caramel pavlova with rhubarb

Caramel pavlova with rhubarb

Try this famous Australian dessert for yourself with a modern addition of sweet caramel and rhubarb.

rhubarb and raspberry crostata recipe

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Rhubarb and raspberry crostata

Rhubarb and raspberry crostata

With our homemade crostata dough and a sweet rhubarb and raspberry filling, this impressive tart is as delicious as it is pretty and just as easy to make! Best served with a dollop of cream or ice-cream.

rhubarb and strawberry sponge puddings

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Rhubarb and strawberry sponge puddings

Rhubarb and strawberry sponge puddings recipe.

rhubarb custard melting moments

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Rhubarb custard melting moments

Rhubarb custard melting moments recipe.

Rhubarb and vanilla CRUMBLE CAKE

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Rhubarb and vanilla crumble cake

Rhubarb and vanilla crumble cake recipe.

OLD-FASHIONED Apple and Rhubarb Pie

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Old-fashioned apple and rhubarb pie

Old-fashioned apple and rhubarb pie recipe.

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Sugar-free roasted rhubarb and balsamic popsicles

Sugar-free roasted rhubarb and balsamic popsicles recipe.

strawberry and rhubarb muffins

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Strawberry and rhubarb muffins

Strawberry and rhubarb muffins recipe.

baked custard

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Rhubarb and vanilla baked custard

Rhubarb and vanilla baked custard recipe.

spelt crêpes with rhubarb in rose syrup

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Spelt crepes with rhubarb in rose syrup

Spelt crepes with rhubarb in rose syrup recipe.

white chocolate and rhubarb brioche pudding

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White chocolate and rhubarb brioche pudding

White chocolate and rhubarb brioche pudding recipe.

vanilla and rhubarb slice

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Vanilla and rhubarb slice

Vanilla and rhubarb slice recipe.

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Spiced sponge and rhubarb roulade

Spiced sponge and rhubarb roulade recipe.

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Orange, semolina and rhubarb cake

Orange, semolina and rhubarb cake recipe.

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Caramelised apple and rhubarb pie recipe

Caramelised apple and rhubarb pie recipe.

RHUBARB PIES WITH MERINGUE TOPPING

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Rhubarb pies with meringue topping

Rhubarb pies with meringue topping recipe.

Crumpets with rhubarb compote

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Crumpets with rhubarb compote

Crumpets with rhubarb compote recipe.

rhubarb custard tea cake

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Rhubarb custard tea cake

Rhubarb custard tea cake recipe.

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Rhubarb and winter fruit crumble

Rhubarb and winter fruit crumble recipe.

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Summer lemon cheesecake with sticky rhubarb topping

Summer lemon cheesecake with sticky rhubarb topping recipe.

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Rhubarb and custard bread pudding

Rhubarb and custard bread pudding recipe.

rhubarb tarts

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Rhubarb, pear and pomegranate custard tea cakes

Rhubarb, pear and pomegranate custard tea cakes recipe.

Zabaglione with rhubarb and strawberries
(Credit: Australian House & Garden)

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Zabaglione with rhubarb and strawberries

Zabaglione with rhubarb and strawberries

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