Roasted Rhubarb and Vanilla Crumble

Roasted Rhubarb and Vanilla Crumble

This delicious Roasted Rhubarb and Vanilla Crumble recipe is a lovely alternative to a traditional crumble. No more stringy stewed rhubarb.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 F. Cut rhubarb into 1-inch pieces. Place into an ovenproof dish.
  3. Step 3

    Sprinkle brown sugar over rhubarb.
  4. Step 4

    Mix vanilla extract with orange juice.
  5. Step 5

    Pour over rhubarb and loosely cover with tin foil.
  6. Step 6

    Bake for approximately 15 minutes or until rhubarb is cooked through but not falling apart.
  7. Step 7

    Remove from oven and let cool. 
  8. Step 8

    While rhubarb is cooling, place butter, flour, and brown sugar into a large baking bowl and roughly mash together to form lumpy crumbs. (Do not worry about making the mixture even and fine; you are looking for a rustic looking topping.)
  9. Step 9

    Place crumble mix into refrigerator for 5 to 10 minutes.
  10. Step 10

    Sprinkle crumble loosely over cooked rhubarb.
  11. Step 11

    Return to oven and cook for 30 to 35 minutes until crumble is golden brown.
  12. Step 12

    Serve hot with custard sauce or vanilla ice cream.