Rhubarb Crumble Bars
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Recipe type: Sweet Treat
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Serves: 16
 
These rhubarb crumble bars are a delicious and simple way to make the most of the spring bounty of rhubarb
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup (100g) rolled oats
  • ¾ cup (125g) white whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup (25g) unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup (100g) packed brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp (85 grams) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 ½ cups rhubarb (~3 large stalks)
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar (55g)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp water
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 375 F (180 C) and grease an 8-by-8-inch square baking pan.
  2. Place oats, flour, coconut, brown sugar, and salt in a bowl and mix.
  3. Add the melted butter and stir until it forms lumps. Add a touch more flour if the mixture looks too wet.
  4. Put ⅓ of the crumble mixture to one side.
  5. Put the rest of the crumb mixture into the prepared pan and press it down evenly.
  6. In a separate bowl add the rhubarb, granulated sugar, lemon juice, ginger, cornstarch, and 1 teaspoon of water and mix well.
  7. Put the fruit mixture in a small pan and cook uncovered on a medium low heat for 5 minutes.
  8. Spread the fruit onto the crumb base.
  9. Sprinkle the reserved crumble mixture over the fruit and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  10. Leave in the pan to coo completely. You can do this in the fridge.
  11. Cut into squares and enjoy.
  12. Store in an airtight container the fridge.
Recipe by The Wholesome Fork at https://www.thewholesomefork.com/2017/05/20/rhubarb-crumble-bars/