Rhubarb Cake with Toasted Sugar & Cinnamon Top

The rhubarb in my yard keeps growing, and so I’ve been trying some new recipes. This rhubarb cake is another wonderful dessert. Serve with coconut milk or vanilla ice cream! 🙂

Blog rhubarb crisp cake


  • 1/2 c butter
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 c buttermilk
  • 2 c of flour (you can use white flour, I used a blend of coconut and almond flour and added some more liquid to the recipe)
  • 2 c rhubarb, finely cut (remember to remove leaves which are very poisonous, and clean/wash stems)


  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Cream butter and sugar, add egg
  • Mix other dry ingredients (flour, baking soda)
  • Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture with buttermilk and vanilla
  • Add rhubarb, mix gently
  • Spread in baking dish
  • Top with sugar/cinnamon
  • Bake for ~45 minutes at 350*


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