Irish Rhubarb Cake Recipe

The Irish were well known for creating hearty meals out of simple vegetables. Their rhubarb cake is a fine example of this skill.

2 1/2 c flour
2 c rhubarb
1 1/2 c sugar
1/2 c butter
1 egg
1 c milk
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

1/2 c sugar
1 tsp cinnamon

Sift the flour. Cut up the rhubarb into small pieces then mix rhubarb with 1/2 cup flour. Now mix sugar and butter, blend in egg. Mix salt, baking soda, milk and vanilla together and blend into rhubarb and remaining flour.

Grease a 9x13 pan, flour it. Pour batter into the pan. Nox mix the sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle this on top. Bake for 40 minutes at 350F.

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