Rhubarb Coffee Cake

posted by jackson50 05-13-101 8:09 AM

Rhubarb Coffee Cake

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 egg
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
3 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb, thawed and drained
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1 cup sugar
1/2 butter or margarine
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat l egg. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add alternatively to the creamed mixture with buttermilk. Mix well. Stir in rhubarb and vanilla. Pour into a greased 13 by 9 by 2 inch baking pan.

Baked at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the sugar, butter and milk; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla. Pour over hot cake. Serve immediately.

Yield: 12 servings

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