Rhubarb Pudding with Custard Cream Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthy++Servings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Rhubarb2 Pound (Fresh Or Frozen)
 Grated orange rind1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Pinch
 Whipping cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg yolks2
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Freshly grated nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 261 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g51%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 120.7 mg

Sodium 77.6 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.7%

Sugars 14.4 g

Protein 3 g6.8%

Vitamin A 5.4% Vitamin C 22.1%

Calcium 20.3% Iron 2.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Slice the rhubarb into ¾ -inch pieces.
2. Take a saucepan and add sugar, rind, rhubarb and ½ cup water.
3. Boil the mixture, and cook over low heat for some time. Don’t cover the mixture until rhubarb turns soft. It takes about 10 minutes to cook the fresh rhubarb and 3 minutes to cook frozen rhubarb.
4. Add more sugar for taste.
5. Take a bowl of ¼ cup cold water and mix it with cornstarch and add this mixture to rhubarb. Stir the mixture well.
6. Cook the mixture over medium heat until it thickens becomes clear then let it bubble for another 3 minutes.
7. When done take off from heat and add vanilla. Stir the mixture properly.
8. Cover and refrigerate the mixture after transferring it to the serving bowl.
9. Prepare a sauce by combining salt, sugar and cornstarch in a heavy non-aluminum saucepan or double boiler.
10. Add cream and milk and stir it well.
11. Cook the mixture over medium heat and cook it for another 5 minutes by lowering the heat until the mixture gets thick.
12. Beat eggs and add about ¼ cup hot mixture into yolks.
13. Whisk the hot milk mixture with the yolk mixture and cook over low heat for about 2 minutes. Continue stirring the mixture until it attains the sauce consistency.
14. When done remove from heat and add vanilla and freshly grated nutmeg to it. Stir the ingredients well.
15. Cover and chill the mixture until required.

16. Serve after pouring custard cream over the rhubarb.