Aunt Norma's Rhubarb Muffins
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Aunt Norma's Rhubarb Muffins

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"These fabulous muffins have a crunchy sweet sugar topping and are great with no extra added butter or jam."
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50 m servings 157 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 157 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.5g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 12 cup muffin pans or line with paper cups.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl, beat the brown sugar, oil, egg, vanilla and buttermilk with an electric mixer until smooth. Pour in the dry ingredients and mix by hand just until blended. Stir in the rhubarb and walnuts. Spoon the batter into the prepared cups, filling almost to the top. In a small bowl, stir together the melted butter, white sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of this mixture on top of each muffin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the tops of the muffins spring back when lightly pressed, about 25 minutes. Cool in the pans for at least 10 minutes before removing.


  1. 331 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Read all the reviews and made them just as written except I didn't have buttermilk on hand and couldn't shop, so I put 2 tsp of vinegar in a cup of milk and let it set up. Muffins smelled so fab...

Most helpful critical review

The texture was perfect, however, the flavor was bland. I too, found the nuts incongruous . Next time I will also add lemon zest and some cinnamon and/or nutmeg to the bland batter as well as ...

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Read all the reviews and made them just as written except I didn't have buttermilk on hand and couldn't shop, so I put 2 tsp of vinegar in a cup of milk and let it set up. Muffins smelled so fab...

I believe between the three of us, Aunt Norma, charliebabe (the submitter) and me, these muffins made rhubarb lovers out of a number of Floridians who had never tasted the stuff before! I delibe...

A very nice recipe. I added an extra cup of rhubarb and more cinammon. Especially good with coffee! I will make these again.

Delicious!! I did make a few changes to the recipe. I used 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder to make them a little more fluffy. I also didn't have buttermilk so I put 1 tbsp. of white vinegar in a 1 cu...

do not change a thing to this recipe unless you are like me and love cinnamon. 1 tsp (or 1 tbsp if you are like me) of cinnamon is a wonderful compliment to this already great muffin. Muffins ...

These are absolutly delicious. I replaced the oil by Apple Sauce to make them less fatening. Excellent

I loved them! YUM! Quite possibly the best muffins I've ever had. I used 2 cups of rhubarb.

My whole family loved these - and I even snuck in whole wheat flour for half of the flour. Yummy!

I really am enjoying these ones. I messed up a little and used the big chunky rhubarb I had cut up to make a crisp - a few of the muffins fell apart because of it. Great recipe - will be making ...

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