Recipe: Rhubarb Crumble Cake


You can't beat a good old fashioned dessert, and this recipe combines 3 of the best sweet ingredients - rhubarb, cake and crumble!


  • 100 g butter
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 drop(s) vanilla essence
  • 100 g self-raising flour
  • 300 g rhubarb
  • 1 tbsp demerara sugar for the rhubarb
  • 25 g butter
  • 50 g plain flour
  • 25 g demerara sugar
preheat oven

Step 1

Preheat Oven

Preheat oven to 190°C.

line cake tin

Step 2

Line Cake Tin

Line a 20cm square cake tin with baking paper.

make cake mix

Step 3

Make Cake Mix

Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Fold in the flour.

add rhubarb

Step 4

Add Rhubarb

Slice the rhubarb into 2cm pieces and toss in the demerara sugar.

make crumble

Step 5

Make Crumble

Make the crumble topping by rubbing the butter into the flour and stirring in the sugar.

add mix to tin and bake

Step 6

Add Mix To Tin And Bake

Pour the cake mix into the tin and scatter the rhubarb on top. Sprinkle the topping over and bake for 30 minutes.


Step 7


Serves 12



Plums are awesome, when all of the local stores run out of rhubarb ;)


Can you use cooking apples instead of rhubarb


Is it freezable? And if not how long will it last


Can i know the size or how many people have it? I have to make cake for about 40.... help me..ㅠ.ㅠ i'm not a cooking mom kind...


Had a load of ripe peaches, this recipe was a perfect gamble!

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