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25 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

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25 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

Fresh spring rhubarb is a short-lived treat that you absolutely must make the most of! Get inspired by this collection of rhubarb dessert recipes.

25 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring: Cakes, Tarts, Crisps, Preserves, and More! // FoodNouveau.com

Rhubarb has a wonderfully tangy, slightly acidic taste that works best when it’s paired with sweet flavors and other fruits—although technically rhubarb is a veggie! Rhubarb often team up with strawberries in desserts, but there are so many other delightful rhubarb pairings to explore! You absolutely must try it with ginger in a spectacular layer cake, or combined with ricotta in an Italian tart.

Don’t be shy to try combining rhubarb with a whole range of sweeteners! The complex flavor of rhubarb is enhanced by natural sweeteners such as honey or maple syrup. Vanilla adds a rich warmth to rhubarb desserts.

This collection of 25 rhubarb desserts has everything you need to make the most of rhubarb season—including vegan and gluten-free dessert options.

If you’re looking for more tips to baking with rhubarb, make sure to read this great Guide to Baking with Rhubarb from The Bake School!



25 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring


1. Rhubarb Panna Cotta

by Food Nouveau

This rhubarb panna cotta is an easy, dreamily creamy rhubarb dessert recipe that showcases the sharp, bright taste of rhubarb in three different ways.

Rhubarb Panna Cotta by Food Nouveau

2. Classic Rhubarb Crisp

by Tara Teaspoon

Rhubarb crisp is probably the go-to rhubarb dessert recipe! This aromatic Rhubarb Crisp recipe puts rhubarb front and center—no strawberries to hide behind! Just pure, vanilla-sweetened rhubarb covered by a delightfully sweet and crunchy oat topping.

Rhubarb Crisp by Tara Teaspoon // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

3. Gluten-Free Rhubarb Crisp

by Kelly Neil

Gluten-free rhubarb crisp is a rustic, gorgeous dessert! A perfect mix of tart rhubarb, crunchy oats, spicy cinnamon, nutty buckwheat flour, and lots of butter.

Gluten-Free Rhubarb Crisp by Kelly Neil // FoodNouveau.com

4. Easy Rhubarb Cobbler

by Christina’s Cucina

Easy rhubarb cobbler is not only a simple recipe to make, but it’s absolutely scrumptious, especially when served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, custard, or whipped cream.

Easy Rhubarb Cobbler by Christina's Cucina // FoodNouveau.com

5. Lemon Rhubarb Cake

by Occasionally Eggs

This vegan lemon rhubarb cake is perfect for spring: light, full of fruit, sweet, and slightly tart. Made with whole grain spelt flour, coconut oil, and maple syrup, it’s a cake with a better-for-you quality.

Vegan Lemon Rhubarb Cake by Occasionally Eggs // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

6. Rhubarb Ginger Layer Cake

by Style Sweet

This Rhubarb Ginger Layer Cake combines layers of slightly spiced ginger cake with a rhubarb buttercream frosting. Inside, the silky cream cheese filling is rippled with poached rhubarb. This is the perfect cake to make when those coveted red stalks of rhubarb begin to arrive at the market!

Rhubarb Ginger Layer Cake by Style Sweet // FoodNouveau.com

7. Vanilla Rhubarb Bundt Cake

by My Kitchen Love

This stunning, yet straightforward Rhubarb Bundt Cake is guaranteed to be a conversation starter. The rhubarb is a bright addition to a classic bundt cake and creates an absolutely gorgeous rhubarb dessert recipe.

Vanilla Rhubarb Bundt Cake by My Kitchen Love // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

8. Norwegian Rhubarb Cake

by Ramshackle Pantry

This Norwegian Rhubarb Cake is a delightful treat that is a great dessert and a great way to share your rhubarb. Known as Rabarbrakake in Norway, this delightful rhubarb cake should really be enjoyed worldwide!

Norwegian Rhubarb Cake by Ramshackle Pantry // FoodNouveau.com

9. Rhubarb Carrot Cake with Vanilla Mascarpone Frosting

by Simple Bites

This lightly spiced rhubarb carrot cake recipe features a creamy, dreamy frosting you’ll want to eat with a spoon. This cake is perfect for any spring celebration!

Rhubarb Carrot Cake with Vanilla Mascarpone Frosting by Simple Bites // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

10. Lemongrass and Rhubarb Cheesecake

by Eat the Love

This unique lemongrass and rhubarb cheesecake is beautifully fragrant with infused grassy citrus lemongrass and a stunning red rhubarb streak inside.

Lemongrass and Rhubarb Cheesecake by Eat the Love // FoodNouveau.com

11. Rhubarb Crumble Cake

by Simply Stacie

This moist and tender Rhubarb Crumble Cake is dotted with pockets of sharp rhubarb and topped with an irresistible brown sugar streusel.

Rhubarb Crumble Cake by Simply Stacie // FoodNouveau.com

12. Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake

by Gift of Hospitality

This Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake is bursting with comforting aromas and features an irresistible crunchy pecan and coconut topping. Watch this easy dessert disappear in a single sitting!

Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake by Gift of Hospitality // FoodNouveau.com

13. Rhubarb Gelato

by Food Nouveau

In this blush pink Rhubarb Gelato, the bright flavor of rhubarb is balanced by the silky rich Sicilian-style vanilla gelato base. A memorable spring rhubarb dessert recipe!

Rhubarb Gelato by Food Nouveau // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

14. Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream

by House of Nash Eats

Make the most of spring and early summer rhubarb with this Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream! This irresistible frozen treat has a deliciously tart ribbon of roasted rhubarb filling and plenty of buttery chunks of crumble topping throughout.

Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream by House of Nash Eats // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

15. Simple Rhubarb Tatin Cake

by Pardon Your French

This simple Rhubarb Tatin Cake embraces the late-spring/early summer season and offers a great way to showcase this perennial vegetable (yes, rhubarb is a vegetable!). The cake is simple and light, with small hints of vanilla and lemon, subtle enough to let the rhubarb shine all the way through. And with its beautiful criss-cross pattern, this Rhubarb Tatin Cake is surely all about the vibrant, luscious, pretty-pink rhubarb.

Simple Rhubarb Tatin Cake by Pardon Your French // FoodNouveau.com

16. Rhubarb Clafoutis (Dairy-Free Option)

by Baked the Blog

This rhubarb clafoutis is simple, delicious, and makes the most of that bright red spring crop. Made with just 7 ingredients!

Rhubarb Clafoutis by Baked the Blog

17. Rhubarb Pudding

by Fab Food 4 All

A delicious, comforting Rhubarb Pudding with a hint of vanilla, great served with custard or vanilla ice cream.

Rhubarb Pudding by Fab Food 4 All // FoodNouveau.com

18. Rhubarb Frangipane Tart (Bakewell Tart)

by Lost in Food

Rhubarb frangipane tart, or Bakewell tart as it is also known, is a delicious sweet pastry tart filled with rhubarb and sweet almond. This delicious tart will keep you coming back for more!

Rhubarb Frangipane Tart (Bakewell Tart) by Lost in Food // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

19. Rhubarb Ricotta Almond Tart

by Mangia Bedda

This elegant Rhubarb Ricotta Almond Tart is made with an almond-based crust and topped with sweet ricotta, tart rhubarb, and slivered almonds for crunch. A perfect balance of flavors and texture!

Rhubarb Ricotta Almond Tart by Mangia Bedda // FoodNouveau.com

20. Rhubarb Galette

by Liv for Cake

This Rhubarb Galette is the perfect sweet-tart treat. You can eat it warmed up or straight out of the fridge, plain or with a side of ice cream. So simple and delicious! 

Rhubarb Galette by Liv for Cake // FoodNouveau.com

21. Old Fashioned Rhubarb Bread (Gluten-Free)

by The Rustic Foodie

Old Fashioned Rhubarb Bread recipe is so moist! It’s made with sour cream and baked with a cinnamon streusel layer. This rhubarb dessert recipe is a great addition to a brunch menu, and it’s  absolutely perfect with a cup of afternoon tea.

Old Fashioned Rhubarb Bread by The Rustic Foodie // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

22. Rhubarb Bostock

by The Bake School

If you’ve never heard of or tasted bostock, you’ve been missing out! This rhubarb bostock recipe is a fun brunch recipe that is sure to wow your brunch guests. This sweet treat is made with day-old brioche, homemade frangipane, and rhubarb jam.

Rhubarb Bostock by The Bake School // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

23. Rhubarb Scones with Fresh Ginger

by Baked the Blog

Rhubarb scones are a favorite spring treat! Spicy fresh ginger is a great match for the rich cream scone base and tart chopped rhubarb.

Rhubarb Scones with Fresh Ginger by Baked the Blog // FoodNouveau.com

24. The Easiest Rhubarb Jam Recipe

by Christina’s Cucina

If you’re a brunch-loving rhubarb fan, this Rhubarb Jam for you! Easy to make and just sweet enough, it makes the unique flavor of rhubarb shine bright.

The Easiest Rhubarb Jam Recipe by Christina's Cucina // 15 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes for Spring

25. Rhubarb Curd

by Vikalinka

If you’re a fan of lemon curd, you need to make this rhubarb curd ASAP! It’s a very unique rhubarb dessert recipe, plus it’s easy to make, really delicious, and super refreshing.

Rhubarb Curd by Vikalinka

 

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  1. Beautiful collection of rhubarb recipes which I will refer to often this season! My favorite vegetable! Thank you!