This rhubarb custard recipe is a delightful dessert that combines the tartness of rhubarb with the creaminess of custard. It’s the perfect balance of flavors and textures, making it a must-try for any dessert lover.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 6


  • 2 cups diced rhubarb
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch pie dish.
  2. In a bowl, mix rhubarb with 1/2 cup of sugar and spread evenly in the pie dish.
  3. In another bowl, whisk eggs, flour, cream, remaining sugar, vanilla extract, and salt until smooth.
  4. Pour the custard mixture over the rhubarb in the pie dish.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until the custard is set and golden brown on top.
  6. Let it cool for a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 250 || Carbohydrates: 42g || Protein: 5g || Fat: 8g || Fiber: 2g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of the tart rhubarb and creamy custard is simply divine.
  2. It’s easy to make and perfect for entertaining guests.
  3. The perfect balance of sweet and tart flavors.
  4. The texture of the custard is smooth and decadent.
  5. It’s a versatile recipe that can be enjoyed warm or chilled.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the custard mixture to prevent a tough texture.
  2. Avoid using too much sugar as rhubarb is already tart.
  3. Avoid over-baking the custard, as it can become rubbery.
  4. Ensure the rhubarb is fresh and not too stringy for a better texture.
  5. Don’t skip greasing the pie dish to prevent sticking.

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