Saturday, February 25, 2012

Choco-Beet Cake

As an amateur cook i am learning varieties of cakes... Looking out for blogs book etc and found this recipe... & must say it tastes awesome.....
A gr8 combo of Choco & Beet... The red colour of beet mesmerized me....ummmmmmm

Egg - 3 Large
Beet - 1
Cocoa Powder - 2/3 Cup
Sugar - a little more than 1 Cup
Atta - 1 and 3/4 Cup
Oil - 1/2 Cup
Baking Powder - 1 tbsp

  1. Chop the beet and in a micro wave safe bowl, microwave it for 2 minutes at high along with a cup of water.
  2. Stain the water and let the beet cool for few minutes.
  3. Blend the cooked beet in a blender coarsely.
  4. In a bowl beat the eggs along with sugar, till its fluffy.
  5. Now add vanilla extract, oil and coarsely blended beet to it and mix.
  6. Shift the flour along with baking powder and cocoa.
  7. Now add the dry ingredients into it.
  8. Line a baking tin and bake @ 180 °C for 40 minutes at a preheated oven.
  9. Let it cool for few minutes on a wire rack and it's ready to serve :)

    Linking to
    Tomato Blues @ Bake Fest
    Sugar & Spice Tales @ Cakes, Cookies & Desserts
    Simply Food @ Lets Cook for Valentines ( Chocolate/Hearts)
    Tickling Palates @ I Love Baking #1
    Daily Cuppa @ Comfort food
    Vegetarian Tastebuds @ Healthy Diet~Baked Goodies
from my kitchen


Rasi said...

Love the heart shaped mould & the redness of the cake must be amazing!

Anjali Bapna Shukla said...

An absolute delight in itself. That beet kick is just vital in making it so special. :)

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Hema said...

Love that natural color from beets, using atta flour makes the cake healthy too.. said...

what a presentation dear!!!!!Mouth watering here.......

Winnie said...

this is a great cake, and I love the beets in it!

divyagcp said...

Love the colour of the cake. The mould is so perfect for it!!