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Ma's Favorite Rhubarb Dessert Recipe

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This recipe for Ma's Favorite Rhubarb Dessert, by , is from Whoopin' Something Up with Gramma Pat and Friends, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Anne Long


1 c. flour
1/2 c. butter
2 T. sugar
pinch salt

1 1/4 c. sugar
2 T. flour
3 beaten egg yolks
1/3 c. cream or sour cream
grated zest of 1 orange
2 1/4 c. rhubarb

3 egg whites
6 T. sugar

Mix crust ingredients and put in an 8" x 8" pan. Bake at 325 for 30 minutes.
Mix all filling ingredients and put on the hot crust. Return to the oven for 30 minutes or more until set. While baking, whip together topping. Beat 3 egg whites and add 6 T. sugar, put on top of set filling and bake another 6-12 minutes until peaks brown.

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Personal Notes:
*Ma's favorite*




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