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  • Total Time

    Prep: 15 min. Bake:55 min

  • Makes

    8 servings

  • Ingredients

  • 3 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • Whipped cream, optional
  • Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the rhubarb, strawberries, 2/3 cup sugar and cornstarch. Pour into a 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and remaining sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg, beat well. Beat in orange peel and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition. Spoon over fruit. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. If desired, serve with whipped cream and additional orange zest.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 piece: 322 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 232mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.
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