Rhubarb Sheet Cake

Rhubarb cakes are a spring favorite in Germany. In this quick and easy recipe, sweet raisins balance the tartness of the rhubarb.

Rhubarb Sheet Cake
Rhabarberschnitten
Course Dessert
Keyword Cake, Raisins, Rhubarb
Servings 16 pieces

Ingredients

  • confectioner's sugar for dusting
  • 1/3 cup raisins 60g
  • 2 lbs fresh rhubarb
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1-1/3 cups flour 150g
  • pinch salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar 200g
  • 7 Tbsp butter 100g

Instructions

  • Beat the butter, half of the sugar (1/2 cup = 100g) and eggs until fluffy. Mix the flour with the baking powder and salt and gradually add the dry ingredients to the mixture. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the mixture evenly.
  • Wash, peel and coarsely chop the rhubarb. In a medium saucepan combine the rhubarb pieces with the remaining sugar and heat to a boiling point. Add the raisins, let the mixture cool down and spread it out over the dough.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes at 350 degrees F.