It's rhubarb season and in celebration, I've put together 15 Rhubarb Breakfast Recipes gathered from my fellow food bloggers and my own collection, for your eating pleasure! You'll find everything from rhubarb pancakes, rhubarb muffins to rhubarb oatmeal, rhubarb smoothies, rhubarb breakfast cake, coffee cake and more!
Rhubarb is popular in the spring and early summer. Although these rhubarb recipes are perfect for any time of the year. You can use frozen rhubarb in place of fresh in most recipes so you can enjoy your rhubarb harvest throughout the year, as frozen rhubarb can last up to a year in the freezer.
Whether you grow your own rhubarb or get it from the Farmer's market or grocery store, rhubarb is a spring and early summer treat that you don't want to miss out on!
Even if you don't have time to cook rhubarb when you harvest it (or buy it), simply cut off the leaves (and discard them- do NOT eat them), wash it, chop into ½ inch pieces, pop it into a freezer ziploc bag and take it out when you're ready to use it!
Eating rhubarb for breakfast is a great way to enjoy your rhubarb bounty!
🥗 Side Dishes
Fruit and sausages or bacon pair nicely with rhubarb breakfast recipes:
For many of these recipes, you'll need electric beaters (electric mixer or stand mixer), a large bowl for mixing. You'll also need a cutting board, sharp knife and
Each recipe will have it's own storage recommendations, but generally, store leftover rhubarb recipes in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-4 days. Some recipes can be frozen (this will be stated in each recipe).
👪 Serving Size
All of these rhubarb breakfast recipe state how many servings there are in the individual recipe card. However, all of my recipes (the first 5) have adjustable servings. You can half, double, or triple the recipe by clicking on the blue serving number and selecting the number of servings you'd like. The ingredient quantities will automatically adjust.
When using fresh rhubarb, keep the leaves on until you are ready to use as this helps to keep the rhubarb fresh. Store in the fridge.
If you are using frozen rhubarb, defrost and drain BEFORE measuring!
- Do not use the same utensils on cooked food, that previously touched raw meat or eggs
- Wash hands after touching raw meat or eggs
- Don't leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
- Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove
- Never leave cooking food unattended
❔ Frequently Asked Questions
There are so many things you can do with excess rhubarb including freezing it. See more of my rhubarb recipes at the bottom of the post for additional inspiration. You can generally use frozen rhubarb for most recipes ( just be sure to defrost and drain before you measure frozen rhubarb). You can also freeze extra stewed rhubarb or rhubarb compote.
Rhubarb mixes well with many flavors including strawberry, cinnamon, coconut, anise, fennel, almond, lemon, orange, mint, raspberry, vanilla, caramel, honey, and pork.
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