Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson |

Rhubarb can be used in a wide variety of different desserts, jams or marmalade. You can also pickle it or use it in savory dishes. We are big rhubarb fans and if you are too, try this is simple and delicious recipe that doesn’t require more then a handful of basic ingredients.

It’s long, very tart stalks range in light pink to vibrant red. The leaves are toxic and you will most commonly see they have been removed.

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For the Filling:

1 lb rhubarb, any leaves removed, rinsed and cut into 1/2-inch slices

1 orange(zest and juice)

3/4 cup organic pure cane sugar

1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour

For the Topping:

1 stick butter, softened

1 cup oats

1/2 cup organic pure cane sugar

1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour


  Photo: Nicole Franzen

Photo: Nicole Franzen

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place the rhubarb in a large bowl and add the zest and juice of one orange. Add the sugar and flour and mix well to combine. Place ingredients into an 8-inch baking dish.
  2. In another bowl combine the butter, oats, sugar, and flour. Mix well and place a layer on top of the rhubarb. Bake for 40-50 min until golden and bubbly. Server warm with ice cream or with lightly sweetened whipped cream.