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Check out Chef Crystel from Canterbury Place Retirement Residence, Living Loving Local Rhubarb recipe!

Ingredients (yields 8)

For the batter:

150 gFlour
75 gSugar
75 gSoftened butter
1 tspBaking powder
1Pinch of salt
1tspVanilla extract (optional)

For the topping:

200 gRhubarb, chopped into small pieces
100 gStrawberry
50 gSugar
1 tspLemon juice
1 tspCornstarch

For the crumble:

50 gFlour
25 gSugar
25 gCold butter, diced


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and grease the baking pan.

2. For the batter, knead the flour with sugar, softened butter, egg, baking powder, pinch of salt, and vanilla extract into a smooth dough. Press the dough evenly into the baking pan, forming a raised edge.

3. Place the prepared rhubarb and strawberries in a bowl and mix with sugar, lemon juice, and cornstarch.

4. Spread the rhubarb mixture evenly over the dough.

5. For the crumble, knead the flour, sugar, and cold butter in a bowl into coarse crumbs and sprinkle over the rhubarb.

6. Bake the cake in the preheated oven for about 40-45 minutes or until the crumble is golden brown and the batter is cooked through.

7. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before removing from the pan and serving.

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