Rhubarb Recipes You Should Be Making This Season Slideshow

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There’s no excuse not to use this delicious and versatile fruit this spring

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Crumble is a rudimentary rhubarb application. This recipe is a great introduction to rhubarb if you’ve never cooked with it before, and may very well become a staple recipe. Easy to put together and even easier to wolf down, it doesn’t get much better than crumble!

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Angel Berry Rhubarb Shortcake

This recipe uses angel food cake in lieu of shortcake to lighten up a traditional dessert. As a result you can feel less guilty about having seconds... maybe.

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Baked Strawberry Rhubarb French Toast

Spruce up your French toast with this breakfast casserole. You can make it the night before and then simply pop it in the oven for 30 minutes before enjoying it with whipped cream and maple syrup.

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Breakfast Parfait

A parfait is a great ready-to-go meal that you can grab in in a hurry. This parfait if full of healthy ingredients — quinoa, chia seeds and almonds — that will help you start your day the right way.

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Cherry Rhubarb Martini

Rhubarb simple syrup and a maraschino cherry make this strong drink fruity and sweet. This drink, served ice cold, is perfect for the warmer months.

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Cherry Rhubarb Pie

This pie is wheat-free and uses honey in place of refined sugar, resulting in dessert that is practically guilt-free!

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Rhubarb Creams

These delicious rhubarb creams are simple and elegant, a graceful way to showcase rhubarb when it is in season.

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Rhubarb Lattice Pie

An old-fashioned pie that is full of rhubarb and nothing else. If you have a glut of rhubarb to use up, this is the recipe for you.

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Rhubarb Gelato

This gelato recipe forgoes the usual tempered egg custard in favor of a lighter ice cream base with mascarpone used for a delicious tangy flavor.

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Rhubarb and Berry Mascarpone Trifle

In the U.K., rhubarb and custard go together like peanut butter and jelly. This trifle recipe uses this pairing to great effect, resulting in a show-stopping dessert that tastes divine.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Cookie Bar

Go gluten-free with these strawberry rhubarb cookie bars. These treats are part blondie, part crumb cake — and totally tasty.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Custard Meringue Pie

Love lemon meringue pie? Try this version that makes use of rhubarb’s acidity and pairs it with sweet, fluffy meringue.

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Sweet Quinoa Salad With Ramp and Rhubarb Dressing

Rhubarb in a salad might seem strange at first — but again, it is the acidity of it that contributes so much to this dish.

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