Rhubarb is definitely the harbinger of Spring, as the first crop to pop up from the ground.

Rhubarb is also perfect for baking, so embrace the first crop of the season and bake up something rhubarb today. You’ll find recipes here that will work with both fresh rhubarb and frozen rhubarb.

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Celebrate Spring with these 12 delicious rhubarb recipes. From rhubarb bread pudding, to rhubarb cakes and rhubarb pies, all with rhubarb as the star!
Rhubarb Scones
Delicious rhubarb scones, studded with pieces of rhubarb for a perfect sweet/tart taste. Can be made with fresh or frozen rhubarb.
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rhubarb scones on white serving board
Rhubarb Upside Down Cake
A pretty and delicious rhubarb upside-down cake, that can be made with fresh rhubarb or frozen rhubarb. Makes a lovely warm rhubarb dessert!
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upside down rhubarb cake sliced
Rhubarb Loaf
Lovely rhubarb loaf made with yogurt and a touch of orange zest. It has a lovely, crunchy outside and a moist and tender inside.
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rhubarb loaf sliced

Did you know? Rhubarb leaves are toxic and should be removed and carefully disposed of, out of reach of pets. Yes, you can add rhubarb leaves to your compost pile!

Rustic Rhubarb Biscuit Pie
A lovely rhubarb dessert, this rustic rhubarb biscuit pie is lightly sweet rhubarb, baked between buttermilk biscuit dough.
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rustic rhubarb cake in pan with slice out
Rhubarb Crumble Pie
Delicious rhubarb crumble pie with a light custard filling and a crumb topping. Can be made with fresh or frozen rhubarb.
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rhubarb crumble pie cut on plate
Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake
A simple coffee cake like rhubarb cake with a brown sugar, cinnamon and nut topping. Can be made with fresh or frozen rhubarb.
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old-fashioned rhubarb cake in pan with a piece out

Did you know? The proper way to pick rhubarb is to pull it out (never cut rhubarb!). Grab the stem near the base, twist a bit and pull out. This will ensure that you continue to have a healthy rhubarb plant.

Rhubarb Crumble Cake
A lovely rhubarb crumble cake filled with fresh (or frozen) rhubarb and has a delicious and unique crumble topping.
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rhubarb crumble cake sliced
Rhubarb Buttermilk Biscuit Jelly Roll
Lovely roasted rhubarb and strawberry filling, rolled up inside a flaky buttermilk biscuit. Delicious and different way to use fresh or frozen rhubarb!
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roasted rhubarb biscuit roll sliced on cooling rack
Rhubarb Pudding Cake
An old-fashioned rhubarb pudding cake with a saucy layer of rhubarb on the bottom and topped by light cake with a crisp, caramelized sugar topping.
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Rhubarb pudding cake in baking dish with spoon.

Did you know? Rhubarb freezes beautifully for up to a year, so if you have a bumper crop, simply dice and freeze to use throughout the year. Most recipes use rhubarb straight from frozen.

Rhubarb Dutch Baby
A quick and easy breakfast, brunch or dessert, this warm roasted rhubarb Dutch baby is a rhubarb lovers dream. Enjoy warm dusted with powdered sugar or top with ice cream for a lovely warm dessert.
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rhubarb dutch baby in cast iron skillet
Rhubarb Coffee Cake
Delicious rhubarb coffee that can be made with fresh or frozen rhubarb. Keeps well for days and freezes well, too!
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Rhubarb Bread Pudding
This easy and delicious rhubarb bread pudding can be made with fresh or frozen rhubarb. Cook it up in a cast iron skillet or any oven-safe baking dish.
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Rhubarb bread pudding in a cast iron skillet with a spoon.
Rhubarb Cobbler
An easy and delicious rhubarb cobbler, that can be made with fresh rhubarb or frozen rhubarb. Enjoy warm from the oven as is, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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rhubarb cobbler in baking dish with spoon

Did you know? Rhubarb plants shouldn’t be harvested in the first year. After the first year, harvest the rhubarb when the stalks are about 12-15 inches long.

Rhubarb Torte
A retro classic, rhubarb torte has a shortbread crust, a rhubarb custard filling and a generous topping of fluffy meringue. A classic way to enjoy Spring rhubarb!
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rhubarb meringue dessert torte in small ramekins
Skillet Rhubarb Crunch
The perfect way to enjoy rhubarb! This dish has a crunch layer on both the bottom and the top. In between is fresh rhubarb cooked in a sweet sugar syrup.
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rhubarb crisp in skillet with ice cream
Rhubarb Sour Cream Cake
A lovely rhubarb cake, made with sour cream, so it's always moist. You can make this cake with either fresh or frozen rhubarb.
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rhubarb sour cream cake sliced