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Old Fashioned Rhubarb Pie has a classic custard base filled with tangy sweet rhubarb. A classic rhubarb recipe handed down from my great grandma. Check out my blog for other great rhubarb recipes.
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Old Fashioned Rhubarb Pie

This is a old fashioned rhubarb pie is tangy sweet with the classic custard style base, it's based on a recipe from my great grandma.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Additional Time2 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 182kcal


  • 1 9 inch pie crust, unbaked
  • 5 cups diced rhubarb cut 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar (you can adjusted it up or down 1/4 cup to your preferred sweetness)
  • 2 eggs cold
  • 5/8 cup cold whole milk 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 375 F. Mix the rhubarb and sugar together. Spread in the pie crust and set aside.
  • Whisk together the eggs, cold milk, flour and salt. Pour over the rhubarb. Bake at 375 F for 50-55 minutes or until filling is set.
  • Cool completely before slicing. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.


Serving: 1piece | Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 151mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g