Rye and Rhubarb Cake. Rukki-rabarberikook

Simple and delicious cake for people, who do not want or like very sweet cakes.


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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