Rhubarb Custard Bars

2 cups (300 g) plain flour
¼ cup (55 g) sugar
1 cup (250 g) cold butter

2 cups (460 g) caster sugar
⅔ cup (100 g) plain flour
1 cup (250 ml) thickened (whipping) cream
3 eggs, beaten
5 cups (625 g) finely chopped fresh rhubarb

⅔ cup (160 g) cream cheese, softened
½ cup (110 g) sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup (250 ml) thickened (whipping) cream, whipped

Number of servings :

Prep time:

Cooking time: Ready in under 30 minutes

Type of meal : | Cookies | Cookies

Special diet :


In a bowl, combine flour and sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into a greased 33 cm × 23 cm baking tin. Bake at 180°C (Gas 4) for 10 minutes.

For filling, combine sugar and flour in a bowl. Whisk in cream and eggs. Stir in rhubarb. Pour over crust. Bake at 180°C (Gas 4) for 40 minutes or until custard is set. Cool in tin on a wire rack.

For topping, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth; fold in cream. Spread over top. Cover and refrigerate. Cut into bars just before serving.

Make 3 dozen.


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