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Rhubarb Tray Bake


A first-of-the-season fruit, rhubarb has a lovely sharp flavour. Sharpham grows it in the old-fashioned way, under terracotta cloches, which forces the stalks, making them slender, sweeter and more tender.

Rhubarb Tray Bake

Makes 30 x 20cm / 12 x 8in traybake, Preparation Time: 15 mins, Cooking time: 50 mins


  • 175g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 6 sticks of rhubarb, chopped into 2.5cm chunks
  • 270g golden caster sugar
  • grated zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 3 eggs
  • 175g white spelt flour
  • 75g Sharpham Park wholegrain spelt flour
  • 75g ground almonds
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 150ml soured cream or Greek yoghurt
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Rhubarb Tray Bake



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