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Rhubarb Platz

Have you heard of Rhubarb platz? Every summer I have an abundance of fruit and vegetables growing from my garden, which is why a lot of it gets frozen because we just cannot eat it all and it’s a great way to enjoy them over the winter months. If you are like me and have rhubarb growing in your garden you will know it grows like a weed- here is a recipe I like to use up the leftover frozen rhubarb to make room for the fresh stuff. It’s a good old fashioned Mennonite coffee cake recipe, that you can make with any fruit combination but I chose rhubarb for the simple fact I needed to clean out my freezer! 

rhubarb platz

Rhubarb Platz

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Grease a 9X13 pan.
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup butter

Combine until crumbly or cut the butter into the above ingredients with a pastry blender

  • Mix in 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Mix together and Spread into the prepared pan
  • Top with diced fresh or frozen fruit of your choice

To make the topping:

  • 1 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/2 cup of melted butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cup of sugar

Combine the flour, sugar and butter to make crumbs and sprinkle over the fruit.

Bake until golden brown . . for about 30 minutes.

Cut into squares and serve with icecream

What kind of things do you freeze over the winter months? Do you have any recipes you use with them? I would love to hear your feedback!

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This recipe was submitted to Mommy Moment by Lena T. (The image used for this recipe is a stock image – the original photos were lost when we moved our blog from Blogger to WordPress, but don’t worry, this recipe is absolutely delicious!) 


Thursday 2nd of February 2017

How much fruit do you put in?

Jody @ Mommy Moment

Thursday 2nd of February 2017

I normally do about 4 cups or so. Sometimes more, sometimes less.

Tammy D

Saturday 11th of February 2012

Yummy ! Thanks for sharing ,I love anything to do with Rhubarb!

Sara A Broers

Tuesday 20th of July 2010

I am a HUGE rhubarb my mouth watering.........Enjoying your blog!

Nathalie S. Roths

Sunday 25th of April 2010

Rhubarb is either a hit or miss! I am the only one who love it in my family. This recipe looks delicious. I will have to try it once the rhubarb season hits its peak.

Thank you for sharing the recipe with us!