Rhubarb Ambrosia Betty
5 cups fresh rhubarb cut in 1/2 pieces
1 3/4 cups sugar
1 Tbsp. flour
1/4 Tsp. salt
1 1/2 Tsp. grated orange rind
Sections from 1 orange, cubed (or use a small can of drained mandarin orange sections)
4 cups small bread cubes
1/2 cup melted butter or margarine
1/2 cup flaked coconut
Mix together rhubarb, sugar, flour, salt, 3/4 Tsp of the orange rind and the fruit. Add half of the bread cubes and 1/2 of the butter; mix. Put into a greased 8"x8"x2" baking pan. Combine remaining bread cubes, butter, orange rind and coconut. Sprinkle over top of rhubarb. Bake in moderate oven (375 degrees) about 40 minutes or untill browned. Serve warm.
Number Of Servings:6-8 Servings
Recipe courtesy of Velma Souers (my mom)
Note from me, Marsha: Since I'm diabetic I cut the sugar back to less than half. Tangy, but I'm not crazy about baking with artificial sweeteners.