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Streusel Rhubarb Bread Recipe

Streusel Rhubarb Bread

Sugar and Herb
Sweet and nutty, this bread is perfect as a breakfast bread or as a snack with butter or jam.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Servings 2 loaves


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cup flour
  • 1 ½ cup rhubarb diced
  • ½ cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt

Streusel Topping

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, buttermilk, oil, egg, and vanilla; mix until combined. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, rhubarb, walnuts, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and mix well. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients; mix just until combined. Pour evenly into two 8” x 4” greased/floured loaf pans.
  • For streusel topping, combine sugar, butter, and cinnamon in a small bowl and mix with a fork until it has a wet sand consistency; sprinkle over batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Cut with a serrated knife.
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