Strawberry Rhubarb Dessert Recipes

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   Recipe from the first lady in 1975, Mrs. Gerald Ford and a Recipe from the Vice Presidents wife in 1975, Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller.

Enjoy recipes from an old cookbook made years ago from a rural community plus a recipe from the White House during that time.

Strawberry Rhubarb Dessert Recipes

Strawberry Rhubarb Puff

   Ingredients required
1 - 16 oz package frozen rhubarb, thawed
1 - 10 Oz package frozen strawberries, thawed
1/2 cups sugar
2 cups flour, if self-rising, omit baking powder and salt
2 tbsp sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup salad oil
2/3 cup milk
2 tbsp sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Preheat oven 325 degrees

Instructions for Strawberry Rhubarb Puff Recipe

   In ungreased 9 by 9 by 2 inch baking pan, mix rhubarb, strawberries, and 1/2 cup sugar, place in oven. Measure flour, 2 tbsp sugar, baking powder and salt into bowl. Pour oil and milk into measuring cup, do not stir together, pour all at once into the flour mixture. Stir until mixture cleans side of bowl and forms a ball. Drop dough by 9 spoonfuls onto hot fruit. Make identation in each bisquit, dot with butter. Mix 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon, sprinkle biscuits. Bake 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm. Serves 9. Good served plain or maybe served with whipped topping or vanilla ice cream. Fresh strawberry rhubarb Puff, substitute 3 cups cut up fresh rhubarb and 1 pint fresh strawberries, cut up. Increase the 1/2 cup sugar to 1 1/2 to 2 cups, and add 1/2 cup water to fruit sugar mixture.

Rhubarb Crunch

   Ingredients required
Mix following til crumbly:
1 cup flour
3/4 cups of oatmeal, uncooked
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup melted butter or Oleo
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Cook together:
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
2 teaspoon cornstarch
one teaspoon vanilla
rhubarb, uncooked

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Rhubarb Crunch Recipe

   Press half of above mixture in 9in pie pan. Over this, place diced rhubarb. Poor cook mixture over rhubarb. Put rest of the crumbly mixture overall on top. Bake 1 hour.

Rhubarb Kuchen A La Mode

   Ingredients required
1 cup sifted flour
1 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons of margarine
one egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 - 3 oz package strawberry flavored gelatin
1/3 cup sugar
3 tbsp flour
1 1/2 pound rhubarb, sliced (5 cups)
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup flour
3 tablespoons margarine

Preheat oven 375 degrees

Instructions for Rhubarb Kuchen A La Mode Recipe

   Combine the one cup flour and the 1 tbsp sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in the two tablespoons of margarine till the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Beat egg with milk, add the flour mixture. Stir till dry ingredients are moist. Pat dough evenly on bottom and 1 inch up sides of 9 by 9 by 2 inch pan. Combine the gelatin, the 1/3 cup sugar and the 3 tablespoons of flour. Add to rhubarb, and mix well, turn into cross-line pan. Combine the remaining two-thirds cup sugar and 1/3 cup of flour, cut in the remaining margarine until crumbly. Sprinkled this evenly over the rhubarb filling. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes, or till rhubarb is tender and topping is lightly browned. Cut in squares while warm and top with vanilla ice cream. Serves 9.

Rhubarb Crisp

   Ingredients required
4 cups 1/2 inch pieces of rhubarb
1 tbsp flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tbsp water
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup flour
1/2 cup rolled oats

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Rhubarb Crisp Recipe

   Mix rhubarb and other five ingredients together and pour into a buttered 1 1/2 quart casserole. Topping: cream butter, flour and sugar together, add oats to form a crumbly mixture and sprinkle over rhubarb mixture. Bake 40 minutes. Serves 6 to 8.

List of Dessert Recipes

Almond Puff
Apple Crisp Recipe
Apple Dessert
Cheese Cake
Chocolate Bavarian
Ice Cream Recipe
Pudding Deserts
Raspberry Torte
Rhubarb Dessert
Rice Pudding
Strawberry Blitz Torte

Baking Abbreviations
tsp. - teaspoon
Tbsp. - tablespoon
C. - cup
pt. - pint
qt. - quart
pk. - peck
bu. - bushel
oz. - ounce, ounces
lb. - pound, pounds
sq. - square
min. - minute, minutes
hr. - hour, hours
mod. - moderate, moderately
doz. - dozen
Simplified Measures
dash - less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoon = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts(liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts(solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
2 tablespoon = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
14 tablespoons = 7/8 cup