Chocolate Beetroot Cake

Recipe by Janine Smith
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre heat oven to 180C (350F)NOT FAN FORCED OVEN.
  • Lightly butter a 25cm round or square cake pan.
  • Sift cocoa powder, flour and baking powder into a large bowl.
  • Stir in sugar and set aside.
  • Puree cooked beetroot in food processor.
  • Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition.
  • Add vanilla and oil and wiz until smooth.
  • Make a well in center of dry ingredients, stir in beetroot mixture, and lightly mix.
  • Pour into pan and bake for 50-60minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • If the cake begins to brown, cover lightly with foil, after about 30 minutes.
  • It WON'T rise a great deal, and the top might crack.
  • Remove from the oven and cool for 15 minutes IN PAN, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Dust with icing sugar to serve.
  • Can be served with fresh whipped cream or creme fraiche or just delicious plain.
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