Check out these 7 classic rhubarb brunch recipes. Each rhubarb inspired recipe is a simple and deliciously tangy addition to your regular brunch menu. We’ve included quick, minimal prep recipes and some more involved or make-ahead dishes. These recipes are sure to please all your taste-buddies and serve up a memorable meal.
7 Classic Rhubarb Brunch Recipes
1. Rhubarb Mimosas
2. Rhubarb Overnight Oats
If you know you’ll be in a rush or you are planning a brunch buffet with lots to choose from – be sure to include Rhubarb Overnight Oats. We love this during our regular weekday hustle and as a brunch appetizer when hosting a big group. Someone always arrives ravenous, without any caffeine in their system yet and in need of an instant start to the feasting. Hand them one of these beauties. And what about leftovers? These make the perfect Monday lunch-on-the-run.
3. Rhubarb Puffed Oven Pancake
This rhubarb puffed oven pancake is a favourite quick breakfast or fancy brunch recipe at our house. With a few everyday ingredients including freshly picked or frozen rhubarb, you’ll be ready impress your brunch guests.
4. Seedy Rhubarb Oat Muffins
These seedy rhubarb oat muffins are quick and easy to make and are super tasty. They’re made with whole wheat, large flake oats, rhubarb, pumpkin and sunflower seeds and sweetened with honey – not bad for a muffin!
5. French Toast Fingers with Rhubarb Sauce
French toast is a classic. You can jazz it up by filling two toasts with jam as in these Heart Shaped Jam Filled French Toasts or by making French Toast Fingers to dip into stewed rhubarb or your favorite fruit compote.
6. Rhubarb Bread Pudding
If you love dessert for breakfast, here’s your winner. This rhubarb bread pudding is an easy, sweet and delicious version of French Toast. It has the classic egg and milk custard surrounding bread pieces with a pleasant surprise of rhubarb bits to liven things up. Bonus: You can make this the night before. Wake up ready to host.
7. Ooey Gooey Sticky Rhubarb Cinnamon Buns
Last but not least… The ultimate classic brunch favourite, ooey gooey sticky cinnamon buns. This recipe takes a bit of time and a few steps, so it’s best made the night before. These cinnamon buns are worth every extra bit of work. Ooey Gooey brunch heaven.
Ta da! 7 classic rhubarb brunch recipes. Add some zip to your classic brunch menu. There’s always room for rhubarb at the table!
Interested in more recipes and rhubarb facts? Check out my Rhubarb eCookbook with over 40 sweet and savory recipes and preserves or check out these posts:
If you have any questions, favorite ways you like to use rhubarb or want to touch base, please comment below or share your photos and ideas with me on instagram @getgettys or Facebook @GettyStewart.HomeEconomist.
Getty Stewart is a Professional Home Economist, speaker, frequent media guest and writer dedicated to putting good food on tables and agendas. She is the author of several recipe books on enjoying and preserving fruit, Founder of Fruit Share, a mom and veggie gardener.
Sign up to get articles by Getty delivered to your inbox. You’ll get recipes, practical tips and great food information like this.