Baked Rhubarb with Blackberries

by Amie on June 18, 2010

Today’s post is dedicated to my lovely and fabulous mother, Joann…she loves her rhubarb pies and I thought of her last week when I purchased a beautiful bunch of rhubarb and fresh blackberries at the market.  My mother is incredible…not only is she my best friend, but she is incredibly talented both in the kitchen (I learned everything from her) and in her full time job as a teacher…so, I’d like to congratulate my mother on Teacher of The Year! Congrats Mom; you deserve this more than anyone and I am so proud of you.  I love you so much and can’t wait to spend this weekend at the beach with you.  Here is a photograph of my mother and I from last month.

How adorable is she? Hehehe…

Congrats Mommy; I hope you enjoy this delicious Rhubarb Bake with Fresh Blackberries.


  • 1 1/2 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1/2 cup stevia
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 lb. rhubarb, sliced into 1/2 inch thick pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1/4 tsp. gluten-free vanilla extract
  • Gluten-Free cookies, for serving
  • Greek plain yogurt, for serving
  • Fresh mint leaves, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a blender, combine stevia and hot water.  Add rhubarb, ghee and vanilla; pulse until smooth.
  3. Transfer mixture to a baking dish. Bake for45 minutes or until rhubarb is soft and sweet.  Mix every 15 minutes to ensure even cooking.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool before serving.
  5. Serve with gluten-free cookies, a dollop of Greek plain yogurt and fresh mint leaves.
  6. Enjoy!
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Heather (Where's the Beach) June 18, 2010 at 11:17 am

Congrats to your mom! I have never tried rhubarb.


The Healthy Apple June 18, 2010 at 11:18 am

Thanks Heather…give it a try…you’d love it..It’s delicious when baked! Have a great weekend.


eleni June 18, 2010 at 2:17 pm

Sounds delicious… so sweet for your mother!!


homecookedem June 18, 2010 at 2:30 pm

What a sweet post!! Congratulations to your mom!! She must be such an amazing teacher – and mother of course!! :)

This looks so delicious!! Great recipe!! :)


Kelly June 18, 2010 at 2:45 pm

I’ve been cooking a lot with rhubarb lately and this sounds tasty.


The Healthy Apple June 18, 2010 at 2:48 pm

Isn’t it delish? I love it…thanks Kelly; have a great weekend!


lisasfoods June 19, 2010 at 5:22 pm

What a happy post. That looks like such a good recipe. I haven’t tried stevia. How is it compared to other sweeteners? I tend to use honey or organic and raw sugar in most recipes.


The Healthy Apple June 19, 2010 at 6:37 pm

Thanks Lisa; hope you’re having a great weekend…I love using agave nectar and honey in my recipes, however, for this particular rhubarb treat I decided to use my stevia for baking…I’ve found that every stevia brand tastes incredibly different and it’s all trial and error to find the brand/taste that suites your taste buds…I like NuNaturals Stevia…it’s one of my favorite brands…Enjoy your weekend!


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