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Grandma Gilbertson's Rhubarb Cake-1932 Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
JoAnn Krumrey
Added: Thursday, February 22, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups sour milk
2 1/2 to 3 cups finely chopped rhubarb
3/4 shortening
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
3 cups flour

Directions:
Directions:
Use 1/3 cup of the sugar mixed with cinnamon for topping cream sugar and shortening, Add soda to the soured milk. (To sour milk add 1/2 tablespoon vinegar) Mix well. Add flour and mix well. Put in 1 1/2 cup of rhubarb in the mixture. Pour into 9 x13 inch greased cake pan. Sprinkle 3/4 to 3 cup rhubarb over the top. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar over the cake and bake in a 350 preheated oven until done. It will take at lease 30 to 40 minutes. Cake should spring back. Test with a tooth pick. It should come out clean.
I make mine in 9 small loaf pans

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Me and myself
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Always found room for this desert... Grandma Dierking would also add cherry or strawberry to this rhubarb pie...

 

 

 

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