Chocolate Red Beet Cake
30 min
12
All Year

Looking for something special to make your Valentine? Add these delicious chocolate beet cakes to your baking list, they are sure to impress your loved one, making them feel super special.

These Valentine’s Day cupcakes have a unique earthy flavour while being sweet, moist and fluffy. Topping it off with a creamed cheese frosting, compliments the flavours perfectly. Feel free to allow your creative juices flow and decorate your cupcakes all things cupid, to really show your loved one how much they mean to you.

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  3. Combine the coconut sugar, eggs, and oil in a mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer set at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  4. Beat in the pureed cooked beetroot, cooled chocolate, and vanilla. Gradually add dry ingredients, beating well after each addition.
  5. Line a large muffin tray with cupcake liners. Fill each liner ¾ full of the cake batter.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven for approximately 15 minutes or until cake tests done.
  7. Cool in pan on rack before removing from pan.
  8. To enhance the flavour allow to overnight if you wish.
  9. Ice each cake with cream cheese frosting

For frosting:

In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla; beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.

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