Finnish Rhubarb Tart

Finnish Rhubarb Tart

Here’s an easy-to-prepare Finnish Rhubarb Tart recipe to highlight those blushing tart rhubarbs. It can be baked into round tarts or rectangular pans to make bars. This is a crustless tart with a frangipane cake filling that cools into a sturdy layer that you can eat with your hands. It pairs well with vanilla bean ice cream or whipped cream when eaten warm.

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