Rhubarb crumble recipe

Rhubarb is a vegetable plant similar to celery which has many culinary uses including as an ingredient in main dishes and yummy pastries. Take a look at an easy rhubarb crumble recipe that you can try and serve as dessert. It is easy to make and you can whip up a sumptuous treat in under an hour.

How to do it

Apple crumble is a very popular recipe, but for all of you out there who love something different, try the rhubarb crumble pie. For this recipe you will need:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 3-4 cups of rhubarb (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown or white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions for the pie shell:

  • Sift the flour and salt.
  • Put the mixture in the bowl.
  • Add the oats.
  • Cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Divide the mixture into two - one for the pie shell and another for the top.
  • Roll the dough on a 9 inch pie pan.
  • Arrange the rhubarb pieces until the entire shell is covered.

For the topping:

  • Roll out the other half and put it over the pie with the filling.
  • Spread 1/2 cup of sugar and cinnamon over the topping.
  • Put in the oven and bake for 40-50 minutes at 180°C or until done.
  • Let the pie cool down before dislodging from the pan.
  • Serve with whipped cream or extra fruit.

Rhubarb can also be enjoyed as a filling in a custard pie. Use a recipe for a strawberry pie and instead of using the fruit, fill the shell with chopped pieces of rhubarb.


The rhubarb crumble recipe is a delicious treat. Enjoy it as a dessert or as a snack. Note that rhubarb can also be used as a jam or on dishes. It is a versatile vegetable plant that is enjoyed by many for its tart and spicy taste and flavour. Thankfully, there is nearly a steady supply of it nowadays as it is also grown in greenhouses.

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