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Rhubarb Custard Muffins

No recipe image available. Looking for a great way to use rhubarb other than cobbler? Then try these delicious, custard-filled rhubarb muffins.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 large egg yolks
4 teaspoons granulated sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup hot milk
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 large egg
1 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 cups diced rhubarb
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a heavy saucepan, whisk yolks and granulated sugar until light. Whisk in hot milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick, about 6 minutes. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Chill.
  3. Line muffin tin with paper cups.
  4. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, oil, egg, buttermilk, and remaining 2 teaspoons vanilla. Beat to blend. Stir in rhubarb.
  5. In anther bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Add to rhubarb mixture and stir just until moistened.
  6. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  7. Using measuring tablespoon, press in center of each to form a pool. Fill each with scant tablespoon of chilled custard.
  8. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes 12 muffins.