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We took the original Amish Friendship Bread recipe and added a rhubarb twist by omitting the cinnamon, adding 1½ cups of fresh chopped rhubarb and ½ cup chopped walnuts. We topped it off (literally!) with 2 tablespoons of coarse turbinado sugar (we like Bob’s Red Mill Coarse Turbinado Sugar). Yep, it’s as simple as that!
If you like a little strawberry with your rhubarb, add ½ cup fresh strawberries, halved.
Fresh rhubarb can usually be found year-round in most grocery stores. If you don’t see it, just ask your local produce manager.
Give a loaf or muffins to a friend, along with the starter! We have a ton of printables (free!) to help you gift your Amish Friendship Bread in style.
Sweet and tangy, flavorful and moist, this recipe for Rhubarb Amish Friendship Bread is perfect for your next summertime picnic.
Preheat oven to 325° F (165° C).
In a large mixing bowl, add ingredients as listed except for turbinado sugar.
Grease two large loaf pans.
Dust the greased pans with flour.
Pour the batter evenly into loaf or cake pans. Top with turbinado sugar.
Bake for one hour or until the bread loosens evenly from the sides and a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean.
- Fresh rhubarb can usually be found year-round in most grocery stores. If you don’t see it, just ask your local produce manager.
- If you like a little strawberry with your rhubarb, add ½ cup fresh strawberries, halved.
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