Rhubarb Coffee Cake

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Olha7397

Studded with juicy pink rhubarb and topped with a crunchy nut streusel, this cake is perfect for spring brunch, snacktime or dessert.

Top Review by Lainey39

Just wonderful. I used a combination of hazelnuts and almonds because I had both on hand. Like Um Safia, I had to try some maple syrup drizzled over top of the cake and it was delicious. Made for ZWT4 for the Tastebud Tickling Travellers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease 9-inch (2.5 L) spring-form pan; set aside.
  2. TOPPING: In bowl, combine brown sugar, chopped hazelnuts, flour and cinnamon. Using fork, stir in butter until crumbly; set aside.
  3. In large bowl, beat butter with brown sugar until light and fluffy; beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in vanilla.
  4. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, making 3 additions of flour mixture and 2 of buttermilk. Fold in chopped rhubarb. Scrape into prepared pan; sprinkle with topping.
  5. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre of cake comes out clean, about 1-1/4 hours. Let cool in pan on rack for 5 minutes. Remove side of pan. Serve warm or cool. Serves 8 to 10.
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