Beetroot cake recipe?

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Beetroot cake recipe?

Post: #14759 ina
Sun Mar 19, 2006 6:59 pm

Shirley, you've mentioned this several times - if you do get our expectations up like this (and our glands salivating...), you must supply the recipe, too!

Pretty please... :wink:
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Post: #14764 Shirley
Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:17 pm

ohhh I'm sorry - me such a bad friend to tempt your tastebuds and not follow up with the goods...

Well - the one we tried was this one....


Beetroot Chocolate Loaf
Ingredients
TIP: The addition of raw grated beetroot gives this cake a lovely moist texture as well as a fresher flavour than cooked beetroot. Use a really good dark chocolate with a cocoa fat % of 70%.

Ingredients
8oz SR flour, 1oz cocoa powder, 1 tsp baking powder, 4oz caster sugar, Pinch of salt, 3oz dark chocolate melted, 3oz butter melted, 4oz raw grated beetroot peeled weight, 2 eggs beaten
Method
1. Heat the oven to GM4/180’C/350’F. Grease and line a 2lb-loaf tin.

2. Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder.

3. Stir in the sugar, beetroot, melted chocolate and butter and the eggs.

4. Turn into the tin and bake for 50-60 minutes until firm on top and an inserted skewer comes out clean.

AND it was delicious - even my 11 year old who HATES beetroot asked for seconds....

I've got more recipes for beetroot cake... although I haven't tried them yet.
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Post: #15212 ina
Thu Mar 23, 2006 5:44 pm

Sounds very nice - right, more beetroot on the shopping list!

Thanks a lot!
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beetroot cake!

Post: #16240 ged.medland
Sat Apr 01, 2006 2:28 pm

Hi Shirlz!
just made a beetroot cake,am glad I live on my own,nobody to fight with over who gets to eat it all!Thanks for posting such a scrummy recipe!
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Post: #16244 Shirley
Sat Apr 01, 2006 3:31 pm

mmmm - nice one Ged!! Northwest huh.... am sure we can track you down and come and share your cake :mrgreen:

I'm from the northwest originally... a Manchester lass... whereabouts are you???
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beetroot cake!

Post: #16253 ged.medland
Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:39 pm

8) Hi Shirlz!
am in Newton Le Willows,equidastant between Liverpool and Manchester.Am originally from Liverpool,I still have family there.My second wife was from Newton le Willows,she left to do her own thing,I stayed!Cake is under lock and key,but if you ever get this way,I will not begrudge you a slice with a cuppa!
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Post: #17434 Shirley
Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:26 pm

nice one Ged... sorry it took a few days to reply!!

I'm guessing that the cake is ALL GONE now.. We will likely be in Manchester area in June on my way to Bristol... got any baking planned??
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beetroot cake

Post: #17435 ged.medland
Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:34 pm

Hi Shirlz,
cake all gone,am planning to make some more this weekend!It is very addictive!Will pm u my address if u get time to pop in!
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Post: #17468 Wormella
Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:12 am

I'm going to makre some to make our trip down south a bit more fun

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Re: Beetroot cake recipe?

Post: #274810 flowerz
Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:12 am

Large coffee cup as in a tall latte glass or just a normal mug????
simple cake recipe

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Re: Beetroot cake recipe?

Post: #274872 JuzaMum
Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:12 am

Made the beetroot cake yesterday - in fact I made two as I have two 1lb loaf tins but not a 2lb one. Son2 refused to try it (what a shame :lol: ). Beetroot hating son3 and teenage guest (vegetable hater) managed two slices each. I have the second cake left which will be todays pudding. The recipe is going in my recipe book. Thanks

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Re: Beetroot cake recipe?

Post: #276597 chadspad
Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:07 am

Very similar is Hughs beetroot brownies - a clear winner in our house! The beetroot makes them so moist and they last for days (or not if my son gets hold of them!)

http://www.rivercottage.net/recipes/cho ... -brownies/
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