Beetroot cake

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Serves: 6

By jeffner



  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 225g caster sugar

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 75g cocoa powder

  • 200ml sunflower oil

  • 3 large eggs

  • 180g plain flour

  • 250g beetroot cooked


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas Mark 4. Sift the cocoa powder, flour and baking powder into a bowl.
  2. Purée the beetroot in a food processor. Add the eggs, one at a time and next add the vanilla and oil, and blend until smooth. Add the sugar to the mixture.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, add the beetroot mixture and lightly mix.
  4. Pour into a greased and lined 9 inch cake tin. Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the top is firm when pressed with a finger.
  5. Cool on a wire rack and dust with icing sugar to serve.

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  • 17/03/11 19:31

    Very popular with my children.... even requested as a birthday cake!