Rhubarb & cinnamon cake

This comes from our King Island issue courtesy of Stephen Russell, Grassy Club.


60 gm butter
380 gm brown sugar
2 eggs
1t sp vanilla
300gm flour
1 tsp bi-carb soda
1 tsp salt
1 ½ tsp cinnamon
500gm rhubarb
rind of ½ lemon
250 ml sour cream

80 gm brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon

Cream butter & sugar with vanilla in electric mixer, add eggs & whisk to make a light batter.
Combine flour, cinnamon, salt & bi-carb.
Cut rhubarb into 1 cm pieces.
Zest lemon & chop finely.
Add sour cream to egg & sugar batter & mix together.
Add sifted flour mix, rhubarb & lemon rind & fold gently into batter.
Pour into a buttered & floured spring-form cake tin, mix topping together & spread over top of cake.
Bake at 180oC until a skewer comes out dry (about 35-40 mins)

This cake Stephen says, is such a big hit with the older ladies who come for morning tea, that he can’t take it off the menu.