Old Fashioned Rhubarb Cobbler


My great-grandmother's recipe and pretty easy to make. My family loves it, hope you will too. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
12 servings


  • 3 cups chopped rhubarb, or to taste


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup boiling water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Spread rhubarb into the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  3. Beat 3/4 cup white sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until creamy and smooth; stir in 1 cup flour, milk, baking powder, vanilla extract, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Pour batter over rhubarb.

  4. Mix 1 cup sugar, cornstarch, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a bowl; sprinkle over batter. Pour boiling water over sugar mixture layer.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until cobbler is lightly browned, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

192 Calories
3g Fat
40g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 192
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 213mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 117mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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