Rhubarb: Rhubarb Cake with Streusel Topping and Vanilla Butter Sauce

posted by Linda in MO 06-05-102 12:20 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Rhubarb Cake with Streusel Topping and Vanilla Butter Sauce
Recipe By :adapted slightly from Taste of Home 2002 Annual Recipes, pg. 126
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Coffee Cake, Cake

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 T. butter (no substitutes) -- softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups all purpose flour
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb -- thawed

Streusel Topping:
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 T. butter (no substitutes)

Vanilla Butter Sauce:
3 T. butter (no substitutes)
1/4 cup plus 2 T. sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 T. evaporated milk
1 t. pure vanilla extract

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg.

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating just until moist. Fold in the rhubarb. Pour into a greased 9 inch square baking dish

Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter.

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean and the cake is lightly golden brown.

For sauce, melt butter, sugar and milk in a small saucepan over about medium heat. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
Serve the warm sauce over pieces of warm cake.
Serves: 8-10

The original sauce was: 1/2 cup butter, 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup evaporated milk and 1 t. vanilla.

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