Rhubarb-Bread And Loaf Recipes

Rhubarb-bread recipes complimented with dates, apples and cranberries, and rhubarb-biscuits included. When fresh out of the oven...another great afternoon snack with a pot of coffee or a pot of tea. Great easy video as well for an easy two-loaf recipe with walnuts. Looks good cold or even toasted with some butter!

Try any or all of these great taste combinations at anytime of the day. Some could be served over holidays.

There are loaves, biscuits and even rolls to pick from.


2/3 cup oil

1 cup soured milk or buttermilk

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 beaten egg

1 1/2 cup chopped rhubarb

1 tsp salt

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. nutmeg

1/2 cup finely chopped dates

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 1/2 tsp. baking soda

Gently mix the ingredients. Pour into greased loaf pans. Bake at 325F for 1 hour.


2/3 cup oil

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 egg

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1 cup sour milk

2 1/2 cups flour

2 cups chopped rhubarb drained (if frozen)

Mix the above ingredients.

Separately in a bowl, mix together some extra brown sugar and butter to form a crumble.

Pour rhubarb mixture into 2 greased loaf pans (8")

Dot the batter with the crumble.

Bake at 350F for one hour, and let cool before cutting.

rhubarb bread


1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup plain yogurt

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

1 egg

1 cup soured milk

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

2 1/2 cups flour

1 1/2 tsp. baking soda

2 cups chopped rhubarb

1/2 cup chopped cranberries

Mix the above ingredients. Pour into 2 greased 9" loaf pans.

Bake at 325F for one hour. Remove and drizzle with Orange Glaze if desired. Let cool and slice.

Orange Glaze

Icing sugar, butter and orange juice mixed separately in a small bowl to your taste.

Apples & Rhubarb? Absolutely!

3 apples


1 1/4 cup brown sugar

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 large egg

2/3 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup of chopped apple (or apple sauce)

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. baking soda

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 cup chopped rhubarb

Gently mix the ingredients and pour into 2 greased standard sized loaf pans.

Top with

butter, 1/3 cup brown sugar and 1 tsp. cinnamon mixed to your liking.

Bake at 350F for one hour.

Using Your Bread Machine With Rhubarb


2 cups all purpose flour

1/3 cup white sugar

1/2 cup milk

2 tsp. baking powder

Gently combine and stir all ingredients. Make a ball and place on a floured surface.

Separately, combine 1 1/4 cups finely chopped rhubarb with 2 tblsp. of sugar and 1 tsp. of vanilla. Toss to mix the sugar well with the rhubarb.

Add this mixture to the flour mix and knead until the dough is smooth.

Roll this dough to at least 1 inch thick, and using cookie cutters to cut out biscuits.

Place on parchment paper on a cookie sheet and bake at 350F for 20 minutes.

A little warmed rhubarb compote would be very nice poured over top.

Try an Oatmeal Rhubarb Scone Courtesy of The Icelandic Chef


Combine the following in a microwaveable casserole dish:

3/4 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup white sugar

1 1/2 cups water

3 1/2 tblsp. cornstarch

3 tblsp. butter

3 1/2 cups diced rhubarb

Microwave the brown sugar mixture on high for 8 - 10 minutes. Stir constantly until well thickened.

In a separate bowl, combine:

1 1/3 cups flour

1/3 cup sugar

1 1/2 tblsp. baking powder

pinch of salt

1/3 cup melted butter

1/3 cup milk

Stir until well mixed. Drop large spoonfuls of batter onto the rhubarb mixture. Cover with parchment or wax paper and microwave on high for 6 minutes. Give the dish a turn a few times.

Remove and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Easy Video To Follow For Rhubarb Nut Bread

Try this recipe, if you like cinnamon rolls


1 cup water
1 cup sugar
2 1/2 tblsp. soft butter

Bring the water to a low simmer, and add the sugar. Stir until well dissolved. Remove from heat. Add the butter and set aside to cool.

Combine the following ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
pinch salt
3 tsp. baking powder
1/3 cup butter
3/4 cup milk

Mix gently, and roll out lengthways one foot long on a floured surface.


2 1/2 cups diced rhubarb
1 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 cup white sugar

Spread the rhubarb mixture onto the rolled dough, and pinch to make a seam down the middle. Make sure it is holding well.

Cut into one inch pieces, like a jellyroll.

Place pieces in a buttered glass baking dish, and pour the original water, sugar and butter mixture over the top evenly.

Bake in a 325F oven for 45 minutes.

Let cool down before removing from pan.

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Rhubarb Bread courtesy of Blair Christenson

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