2018-08-02 / Life in Leelanau

County Cuisine

If you like rhubarb in pie, try it in Martha’s pudding

Do you have a sweet tooth, but not that sweet of tooth? Martha’s rhubarb pudding from Martha's Leelanau Table located in downtown Suttons Bay has the perfect sweet-yet-tart recipe to curb those cravings. The pudding not only offers a sweet tooth some solace, but it packs a punch with that rhubarb tartness.

A delightfully unique and homey restaurant, Martha's features breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus a full espresso bar, fine pastries, beer, wine, and cocktails. Open seven days a week through Labor Day.

Rhubarb Pudding

4 cups rhubarb cut up
1/2 cup sugar
2 T butter
4 T butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 T sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon

Combine rhubarb sugar and butter in saucepan and cook for 10 minutes. Pour into buttered baking pan (8 inch square). Next beat sugar, and butter together until smooth. Add milk. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add flour mixture to batter onto rhubarb in pan completely covering rhubarb. Sprinkle brown sugar over batter. Combine sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over batter. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake 20 minutes and check it. Bake another 5-10 minutes. Enjoy!

Can add cherries, strawberries or raspberries to your liking along with rhubarb.

County Cuisine Participants: 9 Bean Rows, Art's Tavern, Anderson's Market, The Bluebird, Chimoski's Bakery, La Becasse, Bogey's 19th Hole at Leland Lodge, Funistrada, Little Traverse Inn, Pegtown Station, Trish's Dishes, and Tucker's of Northport

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