Rhubarb might just be spring’s unsung hero. Often overshadowed by its flashier fruit counterparts, it brings a unique tartness that can transform any dish. This collection of recipes puts rhubarb front and center, from sweet desserts to refreshing drinks. No matter what your tastes, you’ll find something here to make rhubarb the star of your spring table.

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Rhubarb Bread

A slice of rhubarb bread on a cutting board.
Rhubarb Bread. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This rhubarb bread is a great way to enjoy the season. It’s packed with rhubarb and walnuts, proving rhubarb’s versatility beyond the usual desserts.
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Easy Rhubarb Scones

Easy Rhubarb Scones. Photo credit: The Creative Bite.

Rhubarb shines in these easy scones, making them perfect for a quick breakfast or snack. They’re just right for enjoying the fresh taste of spring.
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No Churn Rhubarb Ice Cream

No Churn Rhubarb Ice Cream. Photo credit: The Creative Bite.

Cool down with this no-churn rhubarb ice cream. It’s a straightforward way to turn rhubarb into a refreshing treat on a hot day.
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Rhubarb Streusel Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Streusel Coffee Cake. Photo credit: The Creative Bite.

This coffee cake mixes rhubarb’s tartness with a sweet topping, great for breakfast or as a snack. It shows off why rhubarb is spring’s top pick.
Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Streusel Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Cinnamon Pecan Cake

Rhubarb Cinnamon Pecan Cake. Photo credit: The Creative Bite.

Enjoy the lively kick of rhubarb mixed with cinnamon and pecans. This cake is a great choice for anyone who loves a good texture and flavor mix.
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Rhubarb Streusel Muffins

Rhubarb Streusel Muffins. Photo credit: The Creative Bite.

Start your morning with these rhubarb muffins topped with streusel. They’re a great snack that brings out the best in rhubarb.
Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Streusel Muffins

Oat Flour Rhubarb and Custard Cake

Oat Flour Rhubarb and Custard Cake. Photo credit: Tinned Tomatoes.

This rhubarb and custard cake is a great dessert option, showcasing rhubarb’s versatility. It’s made with oat flour and is vegetarian-friendly.
Get the Recipe: Oat Flour Rhubarb and Custard Cake

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Pie

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Pie. Photo credit: Art of Natural Living.

This pie is all about celebrating rhubarb and strawberries under a rich crumble topping. It’s perfect for anyone who loves a classic fruit combo.
Get the Recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Pie

Rhubarb And Custard Pudding

Rhubarb And Custard Pudding. Photo credit: Emily Leary.

Dive into this simple yet classic flavor mix with rhubarb and custard pudding, a great way to enjoy the best of rhubarb in a creamy dessert.
Get the Recipe: Rhubarb And Custard Pudding

Rhubarb Custard Bars

Rhubarb Custard Bars. Photo credit: Baked Collective.

These bars are a great spring treat, featuring a robust shortbread crust and a creamy filling, highlighting rhubarb’s tartness perfectly.
Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Custard Bars

Rhubarb Streusel Cake

Rhubarb Streusel Cake. Photo credit: Occasionally Eggs.

This vegan streusel cake is a healthy take on a classic, using spelt and coconut sugar. It’s a great breakfast option that proves rhubarb isn’t just for desserts.
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Rhubarb Scones with Fresh Ginger

Rhubarb Scones with Fresh Ginger. Photo credit: Baked Collective.

These rhubarb and ginger scones are perfect for a rich and flavorful snack. They mix tart rhubarb with spicy ginger, a great pairing for spring.
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Simple Rhubarb Tart

Simple Rhubarb Tart. Photo credit: Coriander & Lace.

This simple rhubarb tart with white chocolate and strawberries is easy to make and perfect for summer. It’s a great way to show off rhubarb in style.
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Rhubarb Vodka Shrub Cocktail

Rhubarb Vodka Shrub Cocktail. Photo credit: Straight to the Hips Baby.

Shake up your cocktail game with this rhubarb and strawberry vodka shrub. It’s a great drink for spring evenings.
Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Vodka Shrub Cocktail

Easy Old Fashioned 5-Ingredient Oatmeal Rhubarb Bars

Easy Old Fashioned 5-Ingredient Oatmeal Rhubarb Bars. Photo credit: Sabrina Currie.

These old-fashioned rhubarb bars are quick to make and perfect for enjoying the tart flavor of rhubarb in a delicious, easy-to-share form.
Get the Recipe: Easy Old Fashioned 5-Ingredient Oatmeal Rhubarb Bars

Rhubarb Crumble with Oats

Rhubarb Crumble with Oats. Photo credit: Sabrina Currie.

This rhubarb crumble is not only easy to make but also shows how great rhubarb can taste, even in simple, plant-based dishes.
Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Crumble with Oats

Honey Rhubarb Ice Cream

Honey Rhubarb Ice Cream. Photo credit: Kitchen Frau.

Cool off with this honey rhubarb ice cream. It’s creamy, made with coconut milk and sweetened with a hint of honey. This dairy-free treat is perfect for hot summer days or as a refreshing finale to an outdoor meal.
Get the Recipe: Honey Rhubarb Ice Cream

Rhubarb Fool: A Light, Dreamy British Dessert

Rhubarb Fool: A Light, Dreamy British Dessert. Photo credit: Boulder Locavore.

Try this Rhubarb Fool, a light and airy whipped dessert that captures the essence of rhubarb in a creamy, dreamy texture. It’s a simple yet impressive way to enjoy rhubarb’s tangy flavor.
Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Fool: A Light, Dreamy British Dessert

Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars

Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars. Photo credit: Scarlati Family Kitchen.

These bars are a summer highlight, featuring a pecan shortbread crust and creamy cheesecake layer topped with homemade strawberry rhubarb jam. A great treat that showcases the classic strawberry-rhubarb combo.
Get the Recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars

Rhubarb Crisp Fat Bombs

Rhubarb Crisp Fat Bombs. Photo credit: Everyday Shortcuts.

Enjoy these Rhubarb Crisp Fat Bombs as a great end to any meal. They offer a tasty, no-regret dessert option that’s both satisfying and guilt-free.
Get the Recipe: Rhubarb Crisp Fat Bombs

Rhubarb Pie Recipe

Rhubarb Pie Recipe. Photo credit: My Kids Lick the Bowl.

My rhubarb pie is rustic and absolutely great, landing somewhere between a pie and a galette. It’s a straightforward, must-try dessert for rhubarb lovers.
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Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Galette. Photo credit: The Gluten Free Austrian.

This Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Galette is a celebration of summer, with vibrant colors and enticing flavors wrapped in a golden, flaky crust. It’s simple yet incredibly satisfying.
Get the Recipe: Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Easy Rhubarb Compote Recipe

Easy Rhubarb Compote Recipe. Photo credit: Resplendent Kitchen.

Whip up this simple Rhubarb Compote to add a sweet and tart touch to your breakfast or dessert. It’s easy to make and goes great with anything from toast to ice cream.
Get the Recipe: Easy Rhubarb Compote Recipe

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