Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast - Nebraska City, NE, 68410, United States

Coffee Cake (Rhubarb, Apple or Zucchini)

  • ruhbarb coffee cake

This is a delicious, and relatively healthy, coffee cake made with rhubarb when available or otherwise apples or zucchini.


Cake batter:
1/2 cup shortening (or Apple Sauce)
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour (1wheat/1 white)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Fresh grated nutmeg
1 cup sour cream or yogurt
2 cups diced fresh rhubarb (zucchini or apples—peeled and cored)

1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


1—In a mixing bowl, cream shortening (or apple sauce) and brown sugar. Beat in the egg.

2—Combine flour, baking soda, nutmeg and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Fold in rhubarb (apples or zucchini). Pour into two greased 8-in. square baking dishes or one 9 x 13.

3 —Combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over
batter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes (~55-60 minutes for larger dish) or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks.

May be frozen for up to 6 months.

Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast
2018 6th Avenue
Nebraska City, NE, 68410, United States
Call: (402) 873-5850


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