Rhubarb is great in so many dessert recipes, from a simple crumble to a sophisticated tart or even with chicken for dinner. Rhubarb is a great ingredient that can be used in so many ways!
A much-loved British vegetable and fruit, rhubarb is in season from April to September so if you’re lucky enough to have rhubarb growing in the garden – or have just picked some up from your local supermarket – here you’ll find some irresistible rhubarb recipes to inspire you in the kitchen.
Rhubarb crumble is a classic British dessert. Adding orange zest to your crumble topping gives it a citrus twist which pairs perfectly with the sweet and tart rhubarb. These individual puddings are perfect for a dinner party, and any extra topping can be bagged and frozen for whenever you want to whip up a quick weekend crumble!
A lighter way to serve this seasonal fruit is by making a delicious rhubarb fool. This recipe only takes 20 minutes to prepare and another 20 to cook, and it can be prepared in advance for a stylish dinner party dessert in a hurry.
Get the recipe here: Autumnal fruit crumble
The combination of rhubarb and custard is a fond favourite. When transformed into a fruity tart it is perfect for a dinner party or afternoon tea. It’s so elegant and light you won’t be able to stop at just one slice!Get the recipe here: Rhubarb and custard tart.
Adding rhubarb creates a fresh take on the classic lemon tart. The sweet rhubarb complements the tartness of the lemon, whilst making the most of a great seasonal ingredient. This recipe serves up to twelve so is perfect for when you’re entertaining a crowd.
Get the recipe here: Chicken with baked rhubarb and cucumber radish salad