Rhubarb Desserts

Gale Gand's Grilled Buttermilk Bread Pudding with Rhubarb-Pear Compote
Like your dessert with a little tartness? Say hello to your new BFF: rhubarb. The pretty pink plant is tasty, puckery, and perfect for dessert recipes such as rhubarb pie, rhubarb crisp, and rhubarb cobbler. You'd better catch these hot stalks while you can -- their fleeting season is mid- to late spring.

Best-Ever Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

A generous pinch of fresh ginger gives strawberry-rhubarb pie the kick it's been missing. Strawberries and sugar balance the deliciously tart fresh rhubarb flavor.

Oaty Rhubarb Streusel Bars

Zippy ginger icing is the key to these golden rhubarb bars. Just three ingredients are needed to make the icing special: powdered sugar, ground ginger, and apricot nectar (or OJ). Zingy, chewy perfection.

Mascarpone Cheesecake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

Two types of cheese -- mascarpone and cream cheese -- make this indulgent cheesecake filling doubly decadent. But the real star of the show? Definitely the sweet-tart, ginger-spiked rhubarb topper.

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Mmm...Rhubarb Crisp

Ready to meet your new go-to rhubarb dessert? Fabulous! Click to see how quickly this crisp comes together.

Rhubarb Chess Pie

Did someone say pie? A homemade crust and buttery, lemony filling make the perfect bed for warm rhubarb in this twist on classic rhubarb pie. Remember the ice cream!

Berry-Rhubarb Smoothies

Pop open the freezer and ready the ice trays! This overnight smoothie recipe calls for a blend of the season's best: rhubarb, berries, sorbet, and Greek yogurt. Mash with a fork for a cool treat.

Strawberry-Raspberry-Rhubarb Crumble

Do a little boozy baking this spring. This berry-rhubarb crumble calls for a Chambord-splashed filling and a homemade almond topper.

 

Strawberry and Rhubarb with Cheesecake Cream

Parfaits could not be more perfect for warm-weather shindigs. Find out how to make them rhubarb-style -- and in less than 20 minutes.

Strawberry Rhubarb Salsa

Salsa and chips for dessert? Oh yes -- especially when the salsa is a ginger-spiked mixture of strawberries, cranberries, and rhubarb. Serve with cinnamon-sugar tortillas or pita chips for a delicious twist. 

Editor's Tip: Love it? Can it! Follow our canning directions to keep this sweet and zippy salsa on hand year-round.

Rhubarb-Berry Ice Cream

Bet you've never had rhubarb like this before! A little stove-time turns strawberries, rhubarb, and marshmallows into a sweet-tart, syrupy mixture that's simply perfect for flavoring freshly churned ice cream. (Psst -- squirrel away sliced rhubarb in your freezer to make this dessert year-round!)

Rhubarb Cheesecake

Every lush forkful of this cheesecake is filled with OJ-simmered rhubarb and fluffy cream cheese. Top it with white chocolate curls over a buttery graham crust and you're golden.

Very Berry Rhubarb Jam

Ready for a jam sesh? Break it down with Mason jars and your favorite springtime plant: rhubarb. Blueberry filling and raspberry gelatin sweeten up the spread.

Grilled Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

Keep the patio party rolling until long after dinner with an easy grilled dessert: rhubarb crisp. Just bake tapioca-draped rhubarb and strawberries in a foil pan, top with shortbread cookies, and scoop into ice cream.

Raspberry-Rhubarb Waffle Topper

Rise and shine to a sweet-tart waffle topper. All it takes is a quick bubbling of lemon peel, rhubarb, raspberries, and cornstarch. Don't limit this topper to breakfast -- it's great on cakes, ice cream, and other dessert favorites.

Rhubarb-Lemon Chiffon Pie

What do you get when you fold homemade rhubarb sauce and whipped cream into soft-set lemon gelatin? You get a dreamy pie filling with the perfect amount of pucker, that's what. (And you'll also get encore requests for this pie every rhubarb season...just saying.)

Raspberry-Rhubarb Pie

The secret ingredient in this classic rhubarb pie recipe? Five-spice powder. The pungent, spicy mixture adds a punch of Asian flair to this otherwise sweet treat. A scoop of vanilla ice cream makes slices party-ready.

 

Our five techniques change your homemade pie crusts from basic to beautiful. Pick your favorite for the most beautiful decorated pie -- each is very easy and the results are spectacular.

Make a Fancy-Smancy Piecrust

Want an Instagram-worthy piecrust? Start with these five easy techniques and you'll be baking like a pastry artist in no time. 

 

Apple, Rhubarb, and Raspberry Pie with Almond Star Crust

Rosy-red raspberries, rhubarb, and apples make this pie a top pick. For a starry-eyed surprise, use shaped cookie cutters to create the stunning crust.

Pink Rhubarb Lemonade

Prefer your lemonade sassy over sweet? Rhubarb is your new go-to flavor boost. Pair the hot pink plant with frozen lemonade concentrate, lemon-lime soda, and fresh lemon for a lip-smacking sipper.

Rhubarb-Peach Pie

Just like grandma used to make! Luscious peaches and puckery rhubarb create sweet flavor harmony in this simple, comforting pie. Top it with a lattice crust for an extra nod to nostalgia.

Gale Gand's Grilled Buttermilk Bread Pudding with Rhubarb-Pear Compote

It's like French toast for the grill -- only better. Impress your guests by draping it in a dreamy compote starring real vanilla beans, red wine, orange juice, pears, and rhubarb. Bon appetit!

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