Norwegian Rhubarb Cake

Norwegian Rhubarb Cake cut into eight pieces on white parchment paper.

5 from 9 reviews

A Traditional Norwegian Rhubarb Cake that celebrates and features a Springtime favorite… rhubarb. It is going to start coming up and when it does, you know there will be plenty. This cake. also known as Rabarbrakake, is a great way to enjoy rhubarb and traditional heritage cooking. 




  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. In stand mixer, whip egg whites to firm peaks
  3. In separate large bowl, mix egg yolks, oil, milk, and mix with whisk.
  4. Add in 1 1/2 cups of chopped rhubarb
  5. Using an immersion blender, blend rhubarb until incorporated into liquid. 
  6. Whisk in sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  7. Add flour 1/4 cups at a time and mix well. 
  8. Fold in egg whites and gently mix.
  9. Lightly coat cake spring with shortening
  10. Pour batter into springform container
  11. Add rhubarb uniformly and allow to sit on top.
  12. Sprinkle sugar over the top evenly
  13. Evenly spread butter over top. 
  14. Bake 45 minutes
  15. Use a toothpick and place directly in center. If it comes out clean, remove. If not, bake for 5 more minutes and try again. Repeat until done
  16. Once done, cool for at least two hours
  17. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.



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