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    Beetroot Chocolate Cake

    Beetroot Chocolate Cake. Photo by wizkid

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

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    50 mins

    Cosmiccook's Note:

    I like using this recipe because it never fails and I can convince myself that is a 'healthy' chocolate cake!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Boil unpeeled beetroot for 1 hour.
    2. 2
      Drain, peel, cool and puree beetroot to make 1½ cups of pureed beetroot.
    3. 3
      Preheat the oven to 180°C Lightly oil and flour a 25 cm cake tin.
    4. 4
      Place flour, sugar, cocoa, and baking powder in a large bowl, and mix thoroughly.
    5. 5
      Add the chopped nuts if using.
    6. 6
      In another bowl, mix oil, eggs, and beetroot.
    7. 7
      Fold into the dry ingredients with melted chocolate.
    8. 8
      Place in cake tin.
    9. 9
      Bake 45-55 minutes.
    10. 10
      Turn out onto rack and cool.
    11. 11
      Served slightly warm with fresh cream makes a delicious dessert.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 01, 2008

      55

      fabulous....

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    • on April 27, 2007

      45

      yummy....!!!! :) you almost cant taste the beetroot...i made some changes though, i changed the flour with a wholewheat self raising flour, reduced the sugar into 1 cup, but add 25 g more chocolate..

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    • on October 21, 2006

      45

      Very rich, dark and delicious cake. The only change I would make is to add a little Allspice or nutmeg next time. There definitely will be a next time as I will hang onto this recipie. Thank you for posting

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    Nutritional Facts for Beetroot Chocolate Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (103 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 381.9
     
    Calories from Fat 179
    46%
    Total Fat 19.8 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 6.4 g
    32%
    Cholesterol 52.8 mg
    17%
    Sodium 51.9 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 51.6 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
    19%
    Sugars 28.8 g
    115%
    Protein 6.8 g
    13%

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