A Taste of Spring

This last weekend, I hit a wall. I decided that I had made more than enough apple based desserts for the winter and was ready to break out into spring. So what could be more of a breath of spring than a Rhubarb Crumble? It goes together one, two, three and disappears even faster. It is not a super sweet dessert but really good with vanilla ice cream on the side.

Rhubarb Crumble
Serves 6

1.5 lbs rhubarb split lengthwise cut into half inch pieces
1 large apple peeled, cored and minced
1 packet of Vanilla sugar

½ cup flour
⅓ cup soften butter
⅓ cup sugar

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Put rhubarb and apple in a 13” oval gratin dish. Sprinkle with vanilla sugar.

In a bowl combine butter, flour and sugar with fingers until crumbly. Sprinkle over the rhubarb and apple mixture. Bake for 30-40 mins until golden brown.

Bon Appetit.
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Suzanne said...

My favorite! We made this last in Quebec last summer. So good warm with ice cream.

pretty pink tulips said...

Looks delicious! I'll have my serving a la mode!!
~ Elizabeth

Carolyn said...

Yummy! Love this dish!

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Martha Sloat said...

IS your rubarb peeking out of the snow? This looks so wonderful. Thank you for sharing.resters

Carla@DesignintheWoods said...

Love rhubarb! Looks like a great recipe.

LiveLikeYou said...

My mom used to make this in Sweden. I love, never see it over here!

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red ticking said...

i sooo love this and will make this weekend! thank you for passing the recipe along... my mom makes a mean rhubarb pie... adds strawberries ... even better!

Andy said...

If you cut up the rhubarb and leave it with the sugar (and a spoon full of orange juice) in a covered dish or pan overnight to melt...it tastes even better!

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