Sweet Bread Fresh Rhubarb Roll

Nancy K posted 05-15-98


1 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. water
3 c. flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 c. sugar
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. milk
3 tbsp. melted butter
3 c. cut rhubarb

Preheat oven to 450.

Combine sugar and water; cook 5 minutes and pour into greased 13"x9" baking pan.

Make biscuit dough by sifting together flour, baking powder, salt and 1/3 cup sugar.

Cut in shortening; add milk and stir lightly.

Knead on floured board. Roll into a 12" square, 1/3" thick.

Brush with melted butter.

Spread dough with cut rhubarb and roll as for a jelly roll.

Cut into 1 1/2" slices and place in syrup in pan.

Bake for 40 minutes. During baking baste with sauce made by cooking together 1 cup of cut rhubarb, 1/2 cup sugar and 2/3 cup water.

Serves 8.

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