Cheesecake topped with rhubarb shoots and pistachio nuts

Rhubarb recipes

45 Recipes

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

Rhubarb & date chutney


(47 ratings)

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 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb & pear crumble


(24 ratings)

This has a lovely crunchy topping that tastes like flapjack, perfect comfort food
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb crumble cake


(42 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 spice cake


(47 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 & orange slump


(23 ratings)

A slump is a New England pudding made with seasonal fruit. Experiment with whatever's in season this month
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb & almond crumble tart


(29 ratings)

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

Roasted rhubarb


(26 ratings)

Do something new to rhubarb - roast it!
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb & ginger jam


(48 ratings)

This delicious jam is a perfect late winter pick-me-up combining seasonal forced rhubarb with health-boosting ginger
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • More effort

Creamy rhubarb tarts


(9 ratings)

Puff pastry makes these rhubarb tarts mouthwateringly delicate. Use your favourite fruit of the season
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Rhubarb fool trifle


(3 ratings)

This is a lovely way to use rhubarb and makes a great centre piece for a party
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort


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