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Chocolate Beet Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Beet Cake recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Beet Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sopranomom

Makes 17 servings



Traditional chocolate cake with the added nutrition of beet puree

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Beet Cake

1 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. canola oil
1 large egg
2 egg whites
4 oz. bittersweet chocolate
1/2 c. beets
1/2 c. lowfat buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
8 oz. neufchatel cheese
3/4 c. powdered sugar
1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 T vanilla

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Beet Cake

  1. preheat oil to 350F. Line muffin tins with cupcake papers. In large mixing bowl, beat brown sugar with the oil. Add the whole egg and egg whites one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in the melted chocolate, beet puree, buttermilk and vanilla. Add the flour baking soda and salt. Beat until smooth. Pour the batter into the prepared cupcake papers. Bake in 350F oven 15 - 19 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting with:

  2. Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar, cocoa powder and vanilla until smooth. Spread on cupcakes.

Categories

Chocolate, Dessert, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 74.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
225
Calories from Fat
83
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.2g
14%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
193mg
8%
Potassium
144mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
31.6g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
18.3g
Protein
5.0g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
    Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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