Chocolate Beetroot CakeA cake with a vegetable in it?

Chocolate Beetroot Cake is a delicious chocolate cake that has a vegetable in it. Brilliant – has to be healthy then doesn’t it? That means an extra slice for me!

Chocolate Beetroot Cake is a delicious chocolate cake that has a vegetable in it. Brilliant – has to be healthy then doesn’t it? That means an extra slice for me!

Chocolate Beetroot Cake

serves
8
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
11
difficulty
easy
rating (click to rate)
2.8 based on 5 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 1/4 tsp Canola Oil
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1 Brown Sugar 1 cup, firmly packed
  • 85 grams Chocolate melted
  • 1/2 cup Beetroot Drained and from the tin
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Self Raising Flour 2 cups
  • 1 tsp Bicarb Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Buttermilk half cup


Method

Beat brown sugar and oil until creamy. Add egg and egg whites one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in chocolate, beetroot, buttermilk and vanilla.  Add flour, bicarb and salt and beat until smooth.

Pour into cake tin and bake at 180 for 35-40 minutes or until skewer comes out clean when inserted.  Cool completely. Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 4 days or freeze for up to a month.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Double wrap in plastic wrap and freeze for up to one month.
  • Chocolate Cream Cheese icing is a perfect way to finish the cake
  • Works well cooked in muffin cases, just reduce the cooking time.

Recipe submitted by Cassy Billingsley

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