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Celebrate rhubarb with these dessert recipes

Rhubarb is the champion of these delicious dessert recipes. From cakes, crumbles and puddings to muffins, pies and tarts, rhubarb adds a unique flavour to your favourite dishes.

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    Roasted rhubarb with maple yoghurt

    Both sweet and pleasingly tart, this delightful roasted rhubarb recipe with maple yoghurt is equally delicious served for either breakfast or dessert


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    Rhubarb and apple lattice tart

    As far as quintessential comfort food goes, there’s nothing more satisfying than a freshly baked slice of Nadia's rhubarb and apple lattice tart served warm with custard, ice cream or cream.


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    Rhubarb custard cake

    There's no other way to say it - this cake is magical! The way the simple batter settles into layers of custard and sponge seems impossible, and yet it works beautifully.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Rhubarb and custard doughnuts

    Light and fluffy homemade doughnuts are filled with rhubarb compote and custard cream, then dusted in icing sugar to create a trendy treat for the whole family to enjoy!


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    Light and fluffy rhubarb muffins

    Enjoy Nici Wickes' wonderfully light and scrumptious rhubarb muffins recipe for morning or afternoon tea, served with a hot cup of tea or coffee

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Rhubarb galette

    We’ve had fun here with a herringbone pattern on the tart, but you can place the rhubarb in a variety of ways. Try longer strips, or just short pieces spread loosely for a more rustic approach.


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    Rhubarb and raspberry frangipane tart

    This rhubarb and raspberry frangipane tart is soft, inviting and buttery. Whether you serve it straight from the oven or warm, you’ll win over your family and friends with this amazing dessert recipe

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Rhubarb and strawberry croissant pudding

    This gorgeous, sweet rhubarb and strawberry croissant pudding recipe is fantastic served for dessert at your next dinner party, accompanied with plenty of freshly whipped cream


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    Apple and rhubarb sponge

    There's nothing like a lovely hot dessert on a cold night and this is so easy to rustle up at a moment's notice. Photography by Todd Eyre.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Roasted rhubarb and balsamic popsicles

    Cool off with these super healthy, super tasty roasted rhubarb and balsamic popsicles- a delicious and good-for-you treat.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Rhubarb chutney

    I love the way Mum and her friends have swapped recipes over the years when their gardens are overflowing with produce that needs using up. This chutney recipe comes from Mum’s good friend Sue and it’s so simple to make.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Rhubarb and maple spice cake

    This dark and moody cake is delicious when served warm for dessert, plus it stores well too. The combination of rhubarb, maple and spices makes such a delicious treat.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Custard squares with rhubarb

    Masterchef's Tim Read combines the classic Kiwi custard square with a rhubarb icing that pairs perfectly with the vanilla. A moreish treat you're sure to love

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Rhubarb-berry crumbles with ricotta cream

    The perfect combination of tart and sweet, these little rhubarb-berry crumbles are a delightful idea for a winter dessert. Serve with our silky ricotta cream and a sprinkle of orange zest for a real treat.