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Layered Rhubarb Delight

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No need to preheat oven unless you want to. Serves 6. It is delicious warm or cooled completely. This is good with a spoonful of vanilla yogurt, whipped topping or ice cream.

Ingredients

4 cups rhubarb, washed, cut in 1-inch pieces
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
3-ounce package strawberry gelatin, any brand works well
Half of package yellow cake mix, any brand works well
1/3 cup melted butter
Butter or nonstick cooking spray

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter or spray 9x9-inch baking pan. Spread rhubarb evenly over the bottom of pan. (It will be deep with fruit). Add water. Mix sugar, gelatin and cake mix together and sprinkle evenly over rhubarb, making sure rhubarb is well-covered. Drizzle with melted butter. Bake 1 hour. Remove from oven; let cool.

K.B. Schriefer Moline



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