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slice of rhubarb cake showing pieces of rhubarb on pretty plate

Rhubarb Cake Recipe

Easy cake recipe to use this delicious seasonal produce
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Cake
Cuisine British
Servings 12
Calories 260 kcal


  • 21cm cake tin


  • 160 g caster sugar
  • 190 g butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 140 g self-raising flour
  • 60 g ground almonds
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 250 g rhubarb cut into 2cm chunks and halve lengthways


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  • Mix in the eggs
  • Add the flour, almond flour baking powder and ground ginger
  • Add the milk
  • Combine all the ingredients well
  • Grease a 21cm cake tin
  • pour in approximately half the cake mix
  • Arrange halve the rhubarb chunks over the mix
  • Spoon in the remaining mix
  • Arrange the remaining rhubarb chunks pressing down slightly into the mix
  • Bake in the oven for about 60 minutes, checking with a skewer after 50 minutes
  • Allow to cool before turning out onto a baking rack
Keyword all in one cake