Cheesecake topped with rhubarb shoots and pistachio nuts

Rhubarb recipes

Celebrate spring and forced rhubarb season with a stalk of this bright pink vegetable to sweeten up your cakes, crumbles and savoury suppers

40 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
228 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This recipe tastes even better with homegrown rhubarb

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
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39 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A great dinner party dish that can be prepared 24 hours ahead, leaving just the sauce to prepare on the day

1 hr and 15 mins
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55 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Keep this tucked away for a month so flavours can develop and then serve it with cheese, pâté, cold meats, sandwiches – you name it

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
40 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

The perfect family pudding

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Perfect to serve for dessert or with coffee

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This has a lovely crunchy topping that tastes like flapjack, perfect comfort food

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A tasty, light and fluffy low-fat treat

1 hr and 20 mins
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53 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Pretty pink fruit ripples through this light sponge cake with crunchy crumble topping - a spin on classic comfort baking

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
48 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A slump is a New England pudding made with seasonal fruit. Experiment with whatever's in season this month

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A cheat’s fruit pie for a family dessert, especially after the Sunday roast

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
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33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A smarter version of the traditional rhubarb crumble, perfect for dinner parties - use ready-made dessert pastry to keep it simple

2 hrs
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30 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Do something new to rhubarb - roast it!

30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

If crumble is a winner with your family, try this – it’s a little different but just as delicious

55 mins
Easy
60 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This delicious jam is a perfect late winter pick-me-up combining seasonal forced rhubarb with health-boosting ginger

2 hrs and 35 mins
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9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A delicious classic.

1 hr and 55 mins
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Vegetarian
7 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Pretty as a picture, five ingredients, dairy-free and delicous – what more could you want from a dessert?

25 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Puff pastry makes these rhubarb tarts mouthwateringly delicate. Use your favourite fruit of the season

50 mins
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3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This is a lovely way to use rhubarb and makes a great centre piece for a party

1 hr and 5 mins
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5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Give the classic tart a fruity twist

1 hr and 30 mins
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2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try making double the amount of fruit and oatmeal, and serving for breakfast with yogurt

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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