Rich Chocolate and Beetroot Cake Recipe

A yummy beetroot cake recipe
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A deliciously different and healthier take on the traditional chocolate cake but just as tasty.


250g cooked beetroot, grated
300g brown sugar
125g melted butter
3 large eggs
225g flour, sifted
1 teaspoon baking powder, sifted
50g cocoa powder, sifted
75 melted dark chocolate

Recipe Instructions

Preheat the oven to 160C.

Make the cake mixture.
Put the butter, sugar and eggs in a mixer and beat together well.  Mix in the melted chocolate and fold in the dry ingredients.  Fold in the beetroot at the end.

Bake the cake.
Grease a 9 inch cake tin and pour in the cake mixture.  Place the baking tin in the oven and bake for 45 minutes.  Check if it is ready with a skewer, if the skewer comes out clean it is ready.

Ice the cake.
Melt a block of chocolate and use this to ice the cake.



4 Responses to “Rich Chocolate and Beetroot Cake”

  1. Yvonne De Martino says:

    I just made the beetroot and chocolate cake. It looks yummy to eat. I did find that I needed to add an extra 10 minutes to the time stated, so it took 50 mins to cook, and looks well risen. I didn’t use a mixer, but used a large mixing bowl and a wooden spoon to mix the ingredients together.

  2. Penni says:

    Really really yummy, v easy to make

  3. alison says:

    my 9yr old daughter made this, its easy to follow n tasted great…

  4. 10pinpol says:

    Fabulous cake, so rich and gooey