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Rhubarb Stirabout

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Introduction

Taken from an old recipe book, circa 1970. Modern day equivalent would be "Clafouti".

Ingredients

Serves: 6

  • 113 all-purpose flour
  • 57 butter
  • 57 superfine sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 340 rhubarb
  • golden syrup or light corn syrup

Method

Rhubarb Stirabout is a community recipe submitted by Livewire and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Rub butter into flour to breadcrumb stage.
  • Stir in sugar. Add beaten egg and milk to make a stiff batter.
  • Cut fruit into 1 inch pieces and stir in.
  • Pour into a greased pie dish and bake for about half an hour at 220C/425F/gas 7.
  • Cover with syrup while hot and eat at once.
  • You could use gooseberries, cherries, plums, peaches or apples if you don't have rhubarb.
  • Tell us what you think