Rhubarb sponge cake in slices with knife

Rhubarb cake recipes

10 Recipes

Make the most of a sensational seasonal ingredient with our rhubarb cake recipes. Bake up an indulgent rhubarb and custard sponge, vegan rhubarb bake or hybrid crumble cake.

Rhubarb buckle


(17 ratings)

This vanilla and rhubarb buckle, a brighter cousin to the traditional American-style teatime cake, is perfect for the cold months when forced rhubarb shines
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb spice cake


(48 ratings)

Wonderfully moist and reminiscent of an old-fashioned gingerbread. Heat up a thick slice in the microwave and have it for pud with a dollop of custard
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb & elderflower cake


(18 ratings)

Make the most of vibrant pink rhubarb with a cake which combines its delicious tart flavours and sweet elderflower cordial - a stunning centrepiece!
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb & lemon curd cake


(39 ratings)

A lemon sponge cake dotted with tender pink pieces of rhubarb and topped with decadent cream frosting
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Rhubarb & orange cake


(46 ratings)

Make the most of seasonal fruit in this rustic bake with almond topping - serve it warm from the oven, as a pudding, or with afternoon tea
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb crumble cake


(46 ratings)

Pretty pink fruit ripples through this light sponge cake with crunchy crumble topping - a spin on classic comfort baking
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb, marzipan & citrus cake


(15 ratings)

This rhubarb sponge with orange and lemon zest can be served warm with a dollop of crème fraîche or cool as a cake - a spring dessert or afternoon tea treat
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan rhubarb & custard bake


(5 ratings)

Use clever replacements in this dairy-free fruit pudding with soya custard. Serve as a cake or warm for pudding
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
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