7 Rhubarb Dessert Recipes

April 26th, 2019 by Desiree Smith

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 flavor to your recipe.

If you happen to find fresh rhubarb at your local grocery store, you better stock up – because we’ve got 7 delicious rhubarb 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 desserts are great for your summer celebrations!

Rhubarb Tart with Vanilla Pastry Cream

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 delicious dessert that’s perfect for Easter brunch or a spring bridal shower.

Rhubarb Tart with Vanilla Pastry Cream by Peaches 2 Peaches

Rhubarb Bakewell Tart

Let your fresh rhubarb shine in this comforting Rhubarb Bakewell Tart from Constellation Inspiration. A rich and buttery crust topped with a  layer of tart strawberry and rhubarb compote makes this springy dessert an elegant addition to your dinner party. Stalks of rhubarb also add a fun decorative element to the top of this tart.

Rhubarb Bakewell Tart by Constellation Inspiration

Glazed Peanut Butter and Jelly Doughnuts with Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Jelly

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 we all know and love.

Glazed Peanut Butter and Jelly Doughnuts with Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Jelly by Half Baked Harvest

Rhubarb-Wrapped Pineapple Mousse Cake

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.

Rhubarb-Wrapped Pineapple Mousse Cake by Sprinkle Bakes

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

This classic will never go out of style! Made with our flaky pie crust recipe and flavored with orange zest, cinnamon, and vanilla, this Strawberry Rhubarb Pie is a must-make dessert for your upcoming BBQ or summer potluck. Sprinkle some sparkling sugar on top for added texture and sparkle!

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe

Raspberry Rhubarb Mini Cakes

Make brunchtime a little sweeter with these Raspberry Rhubarb Mini Cakes from Flour Covered Apron. Topped with a sweet raspberry glaze, these mini cakes are a tasty addition to your summer party.

Raspberry Rhubarb Mini Cakes by Flour Covered Apron

Rhubarb Crisp Unicorn Cake

Get ready for something magical! This Rhubarb Crisp Unicorn Cake from Style Sweet CA is made up of layers of rich yellow cake, rhubarb buttercream, and a homemade oat crumble for added texture and crunch. Decorated with colorful icing, sprinkles, and edible gold leaf paper, this cake is sure to turn any birthday or anniversary into an awesome celebration!

Rhubarb Crisp Unicorn Cake by Style Sweet CA

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!

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Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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