This rhubarb cake is easy to make and a great way to celebrate the springtime season. With meringue on top, it has all the earmarks of a great rhubarb meringue pie, but will serve many more. Serve at the next picnic and be popular with the crowd.
Things You'll Need
Cream together butter and sugar. Add flour and egg yolks, mixing well. Add Baking Powder and ground nuts, mixing until just combined. Press into bottom and sides of 13x9x2″ well greased baking dish. Set aside.
Mix together rhubarb, sugar and flour, making sure to coat the rhubarb well. Add in egg yolks and mix well. Pour mixture into prepared crust.Bake for 40 minutes at 350 degree oven.
Beat room temperature egg whites until soft peaks. Gradually add in sugar and cream of tartar, beating on high until stiff peaks are formed.
Remove cake from oven after 40 minutes. Top hot cake with meringue, making sure to cover completely. Place back in the oven and bake for an additional 15 minutes or until meringue has light brown highlights. Remove from oven and allow to cool on a wire rack for at least 30 minutes before serving.
Add apples and a dash of cinnamon to the rhubarb filling for an extra special treat