Rhubarb Bundt Cake with Rhubarb Sauce

Hello friends!

Since it’s almost summer holidays and school is almost out for two whole months I thought we needed to do a little early celebrating! What do you think??

And what better way to do that than with cake!

Deliciously, yummy Rhubarb Bundt Cake!

Rhubarb Bundt Cake with Rhubarb Sauce

Do you have a favorite dessert? I have about 100… seriously, I don’t think I could narrow it down to just one! I’ve shared a few of our favorites like Blueberry Citrus Cake, Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake or Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Toffee Sauce on my blog and the first time I tasted this cake, I knew I had to share it with ya’ll, too!

 The cake and sauce are the perfect combo. They go together like ketchup and fries. Or a hammer and nails…

Rhubarb Bundt Cake with Rhubarb Sauce

Our rhubarb hasn’t let us down this year; although I’m not even sure  there is such a thing?! It’s dealt bountifully and I hope to chop the remainder of it this week for the freezer. That way, if we get a craving for rhubarb in the middle of winter, this cake can easily be made.

Rhubarb Bundt Cake with Rhubarb Sauce

 

Rhubarb Bundt Cake
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Ingredients
  1. 3 cups flour
  2. 1/2 tsp baking powder
  3. 1/2 tsp baking soda
  4. 1/2 tsp salt
  5. 1 cup butter, softened
  6. 1 1/2 cups sugar
  7. 4 eggs
  8. 2 tsp. vanilla
  9. 3/4 cup sour cream
  10. 1/4 cup strawberry or plain yogurt
  11. 2 cups finely chopped rhubarb
Syrup
  1. 1 1/2 cup water
  2. 1 1/2 cup sugar
  3. 3 cups coarsely chopped rhubarb
Instructions
  1. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, beat the softened butter until creamy (about 2 minutes).
  3. Gradually add in the sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  5. Add sour cream and yogurt and beat until blended.
  6. Add dry ingredients and beat until combined.
  7. In a greased and floured bundt pan, layer half the batter, spreading with a spatula.
  8. Sprinkle with the two cups of finely chopped rhubarb.
  9. Top with the remainder of the batter and smooth.
  10. Bake at 350F for 55-65 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  11. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  12. Invert the cake on a cooling rack then place the cooling rack over a baking sheet.
Syrup
  1. While the cake is baking, combine the water, sugar and three cups rhubarb in a pot over medium heat.
  2. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Pour the cooked sauce into the bowl of a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  4. While cake is still hot from the oven, use a pastry brush and brush the outside with syrup. Allow to soak in and then reapply.
  5. Let cake cool.
  6. Serve cake with more syrup.
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Layering the batter and rhubarb makes for a very pretty cake when it comes time to slicing it!

Rhubarb Bundt Cake with Rhubarb Sauce

Rhubarb Bundt Cake

As always, thanks so much for taking the time to stop by today!

-Kendra

 

Recipe adapted from: This Heart of Mine

 

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4 comments

    • Kendra says:

      Thanks Kristi! It is seriously so good! Try our Rhubarb Brownies, too; they’re perfect to throw in the freezer! Thanks for stopping by friend! xo

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