Old Fashioned Rhubarb Pudding Cake

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp. soft butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • OPTIONAL: 1 tbsp. orange liqueur

Directions

For 8” or 9” pan

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • On bottom of pan, spread out about 2 cups chopped rhubarb.
  • If desired add about 1-2 tsp. grated orange rind
  • Beat butter and sugar together
  • Add egg and beat until fluffy
  • In a small bowl, mix 1 cup all-purpose flour with baking powder and salt.
  • Measure milk, vanilla and liqueur into a cup.
  • Alternate additions of flour and milk to butter, sugar mix (Always begin and end with flour, usually 3 additions of flour and 2 of milk)
  • Spread batter over rhubarb.
  • In the flour bowl, mix 1 cup sugar with 1 tbsp. cornstarch and spread evenly over batter.
  • Over the whole mixture, carefully pour 2/3 cup  boiling water.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes or until the cake rises to top and you can see the rhubarb bubbling around the sides.
  • Allow to cool for at least 30 minutes before serving.