Great for pies, tarts, and other desserts, rhubarb is a delicious addition to your summer treats. Often paired with strawberry (for that yummy sweet and tart combo!), rhubarb is packed with vitamins and adds beautiful color and unique flavor to any dessert it’s in.
So you’d better stock up on fresh rhubarb quick – because we’ve got 7 delicious desserts that will change the way you look at this humble plant. From the traditional strawberry-rhubarb pie to delicious rhubarb-filled donuts, these easy rhubarb recipes are great for any summer celebration or just a quiet night in with the family.
This delightful rhubarb tart from Peaches 2 Peaches features a thin layer of pastry cream topped with sticks of fresh rhubarb. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream for a really delicious dessert that’s perfect for an Easter brunch or a spring bridal shower.
Let your fresh rhubarb shine in this comforting Rhubarb Bakewell Tart from Constellation Inspiration. Its rich and buttery crust is topped with a layer of tart strawberry and rhubarb compote, making this springy dessert an elegant addition to any dinner party. The stalks of rhubarb also add a fun decorative element to the top of this bakewell tart.
Classic PB & Js get a grown-up treatment with these Glazed Peanut Butter and Jelly Doughnuts from Half Baked Harvest. Filled with a delicious strawberry rhubarb chia jelly, these amazing doughnuts are a fun twist on the classic jelly doughnuts we all know and love.
Elegant and oh so dreamy, this Rhubarb-Wrapped Pineapple Mousse Cake from Sprinkle Bakes is the showstopper you’ve been looking for. A creamy pineapple mousse sits encased in a layer of thinly sliced rhubarb, giving your cake a beautiful ombre effect. Make a larger cake to feed a crowd, or use a smaller 2 in. pan for small, personal cakes.
This classic will never go out of style! It’s made with our flaky pie crust recipe and flavored with orange zest, cinnamon and vanilla, making this Strawberry Rhubarb Pie a must-make dessert for your upcoming BBQ or summer potluck. Sprinkle some sparkling sugar on top for added texture and sparkle!
Get ready for something magical! This Rhubarb Crisp Unicorn Cake from Style Sweet CA is made with layers of rich yellow cake, rhubarb buttercream, and a homemade oat crumble for added texture and crunch. This cake is decorated with colorful icing, sprinkles and edible gold leaf paper, and is sure to turn any birthday or anniversary into an awesome celebration!
What’s your favorite rhubarb recipe? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to tag us on Instagram @WiltonCakes so we can see your delicious rhubarb desserts!