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Royal Rhubarb Coffee Cake

"This recipe is a variation of one a close friend and I make for our home baking business. I've used raspberries and blueberries in place of the rhubarb with winning results."
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1 h servings
Original recipe yields 15 servings

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk
  2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Spoon rhubarb over top to within 1/2 in. of edges. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over rhubarb. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

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This was a great recipe that went over well at church. HOWEVER, I think that the topping needs 3/4 to 1 cup of flour added to make it like a streusel topping. As it is written, I can't see how...

Great cake. Nice and moist. Other reviewer said to add flour, I didn't first time I made this, but making it today and I will, however only a tablespoon to make it less liquidy.

I’m not sure I would have rated this four stars had I not made some fairly dramatic changes to the recipe. I did NOT expect a “topping” so laden with butter it was downright soupy. No way were...

Good but needs more spices. I added allspice and cinnamon to the batter.

Well, my mom wasn't paying attention and mixed the rhubarb in with the cake mixture. So we just put it in the baking pan and I put some strawberry puree we had made before on the top before the...

love it! Why called Coffee when there's no coffee though?

The cake came out excellent - really moist and not too sweet. A great staple recipe to make with any fruit, or as some reviewers said you can add spices to add some kick if desired. I will def...

fabulous! even when i forgot to put the topping on!

This was great, albeit unhealthy, but what can you expect! :) I followed the recipe exactly until I got to the end. After combining the brown sugar/cinnamon/butter - the consistency was quite co...