Black Currant Rhubarb Dream Bars

Black Currant Dream Bar

Black Currant Rhubarb Dream Bars

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Black currants, rhubarb and a bit of cinnamon make these bars especially delicious
Course Dessert
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword Black Currant, Rhubarb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 15 pieces

Equipment Needed

  • 9×13 inch pan


For the Base

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • cup confectioners’ sugar
  • cup butter softened

For the Topping

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 3 cups chopped fresh rhubarb
  • 1 jar Plaid Shirt Farms Black Currant Jam


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, mix together 1 cup of flour, confectioners' sugar and butter until it forms a dough, or at least the butter is in small crumbs. Press into the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish.
    1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/3 cup butter, 2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven. While this bakes, whisk together the white sugar, salt, cinnamon, flour and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in rhubarb and black currant filling to coat. Spread evenly over the baked crust when it comes out of the oven.
    1 cup white sugar, 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 2 eggs, 3 cups chopped fresh rhubarb, 1 jar Plaid Shirt Farms Black Currant Jam, 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Bake for another 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until rhubarb is tender. Cool and cut into squares to serve.