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Lemon Pound Cake with Rhubarb Blueberry Compote

6 servings



Nutritional Facts Per Serving

3.5 g
54.4 g
1.4 g
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Nutritional Facts

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 340
  • Fat 12.5 g
    • Saturated   1.4 g
    • + Trans 
  • Cholesterol 55 mg
  • Sodium   343 mg
  • Carbohydrate 54.4 g
    • Fibre   1.4 g
    • Sugars  
  • Protein 3.5 g
    • Vitamin A 3 %
    • Vitamin C 27 %
    • Calcium 6 %
    • Iron 9 %


Place the first 5 ingredients in a small pot and whisk until completely smooth. Mix in the rhubarb. Bring to a simmer, and then very gently simmer until the rhubarb is just tender, but still holding its shape, about 5 minutes. Mix in the blueberries, and then remove from the heat and cool to room temperature. Transfer compote to a serving bowl, cover and refrigerate until needed. To serve, slice the pound cake into 12 slices and set two on each of six dessert plates. Spoon some of the compote alongside, garnish with mint sprigs, if using, and enjoy.

Recipe Options: Instead of pound cake, serve the compote with another type of cake you buy in our bakery department, such as angel food or cheesecake. Instead of blueberries, try another berry in the compote such as blackberries or sliced strawberries.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this lovely dessert with freshly brewed cups of tea or coffee. You’ll find a wide selection of premium coffee and tea for sale at Thrifty Foods.

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