Rhubarb Yogurt Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Coffee Cake on a plate

During the late spring doesn’t rhubarb seem to be absolutely everywhere? Walking throughout the early farmer markets of the season every stand has some. Everybody’s gardens seem to be full of rhubarb. Growing up, our yard was always full of rhubarb and my mom had a ton of recipes for that rhubarb. Today I am sharing a slight twist on my favorite of those recipes, Rhubarb Yogurt Coffee Cake.

This cake is simple, with simple ingredients. Yogurt is creamed together with sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Flour, salt, and baking soda are mixed in and the rhubarb is added. The cake is then topped with delicious brown sugar and cinnamon. Baked for 40-45 minutes you have a delicious coffee cake ready to enjoy with a cup of hot joe.

This coffee cake works perfect for a brunch, breakfast, or after a cookout. I think (like with most coffee cakes) it is best accompanied with a warm cup of coffee.

So next time your yard is full of rhubarb or rhubarb is overflowing from every stand at the farmers market grab a few stalks and make this delicious Rhubarb Yogurt Coffee Cake.

Rhubarb Yogurt Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Yogurt Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Yogurt Coffee Cake

TIPS & TRICKS:

  • Using fresh rhubarb works best but frozen rhubarb can work too
  • Either light or dark brown sugar would work well for the topping
  • I use plain yogurt but plain greek yogurt should work just as well
Rhubarb Yogurt Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Yogurt Coffee Cake

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

super simple but delicious rhubarb coffee cake made in one bowl, perfect for brunch or an easy dessert

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups chopped rhubarb
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375º F. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl add granulated sugar, yogurt, egg, and vanilla. Mix together until creamy.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, and salt to the bowl, stir together to form a batter.
  4. Stir in rhubarb.
  5. Pour into the 9x13 pan.
  6. In a small bowl combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle mixture evenly over top of the cake batter.
  7. Bake uncovered 40-45 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 205 Total Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 17mg Sodium: 218mg Carbohydrates: 46g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 33g Protein: 3g
Nutritional data is automated, final nutritional information will depend on ingredients used and any changes made.
Rhubarb Yogurt Coffee Cake

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