1 1/2 cups brown sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup buttermilk (or add 1 tablespoon of vinegar to fresh milk) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cups chopped rhubarb 1/2 cups walnuts or pecans (optional) 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon butter
Preheat oven to 325F. In a medium bowl, mix brown sugar, oil, and egg together, then add flour, milk, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and vanilla. Fold in rhubarb (and nuts, if wished). Place in 2 greased 9 x 5″ loaf pans. Combine sugar and butter and glaze over top of loaves. Bake for 1 hour. Makes 2 loaves.