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Rhubarb Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Rhubarb Cake, by , is from Down on the Farm with the Silverstrim Family, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alice Chrzanowski
Added: Wednesday, September 23, 2009


1 1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
1/3 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
2 cups flour
1 cup sour milk
1 1/2 tbsp. vanilla
2 1/2 to 3 cups fresh rhubarb, finely chopped

1/2 cup sugar
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1 cup nuts

Cream shortening and brown sugar, add egg. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with milk. Add vanilla. Fold in rhubarb. Put into greased and floured 9x13 pan. Top with sugar, cinnamon and nuts.

Bake at 350 for 40 to 45 minutes.




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