Rye and Rhubarb Cake. Rukki-rabarberikook

rukkirabarber 1(12)Simple and delicious cake for people, who do not want or like very sweet cakes.

Bitterness of the rye and chocolate , tart rhubarb and crunchy nuts creating wonderful combination.

Rye flour and quark make this cake lighter and healthier

And make quark by yourself. Trust me : It is much simpler to make than you might think. I won’t tell if you don’t 😉
Look at for recipe.




Rye and Rhubarb Cake

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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A fresh, light cake with rhubarb

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    Shortcrust pastry:
  • 4 dl rye flour
  • 1 dl sugar
  • 150 g cold butter, cut in to small cubes
  • 2 tablespoon cacao
  • 1-2 tablespoon cold water
  • Filling

  • 125 g sour cream
  • 800 g quark
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 dl sugar
  • ca 300 g rhubarb. Peeled and sliced
  • crushed hazelnuts

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  1. Sift the flour  and cacao and sugar together into a large bowl, add the butter and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add 2-3 tbsp water and mix to a firm dough. Knead the dough briefly and gently on a floured surface. Wrap in cling film and chill while preparing the filling.
  2. Mix together filling ingredients
  3. Take 2/3 of pastry. Place in a 20 cm pie plate and crimp edge.  Use the form with high edges
  4. Pour filling into a bottom
  5. Mix remaining pastry with nuts and sprinkle over filling as upper layer.
  6. Bake at 180 C for 30-40 minutes

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