Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Celebrate the arrival of spring with a special, sunny cake showcasing tart, tangy rhubarb.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 15

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
3/4
cup milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
cups chopped fresh rhubarb
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F (for all pans). Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, milk, vanilla, eggs and cream cheese with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl frequently; set aside.
  • 3 In medium bowl, toss rhubarb and 1/4 cup of the flour. Fold rhubarb into batter; spread in pan.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup flour, the sugar and butter until coarse crumbs form. Sprinkle over top of batter.
  • 5 Bake 35 to 42 minutes or until lightly browned and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool about 30 minutes to serve warm or cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

If using frozen rhubarb, measure the rhubarb while it's still frozen; then partially thaw and chop. Thaw it completely in a colander and drain but do not press out the liquid.

Use a serrated knife to easily cut the cake, and dip it in hot water before cutting each piece.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.