German Rhubarb Streusel Cake
Rhubarb cake (Rhabarberkuchen) is very popular in Germany and this version is especially delicious. It is fairly quick and easy to make since the dough for the crust and the streusel are the same. Try it! You won't regret it.
- Serves: 8 persons
- 2cups all-purpose flour
- ½cup white sugar
- 2teaspoons vanilla sugar
- ½cup unsalted butter, softened and cubed
- 3½ cups chopped rhubarb
- 3tablespoons white sugar
- 2tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed
Step 1Sift flour into a large bowl and make a well in the middle. Add egg, 1/2 cup sugar, and vanilla sugar to the well. Distribute 1/2 cup cubed butter evenly on top. Mix into a dough using your hands. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Step 2Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan.
Step 3Place 2/3 of the dough in the springform pan and smooth across the bottom. Cover with rhubarb.
Step 4Crumble remaining dough between your fingers and sprinkle over the rhubarb. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons sugar. Scatter 2 tablespoons cubed butter over the streusel.
Step 5Bake in the preheated oven until streusel is lightly brown and crisp, 40 to 50 minutes.