Beetroot Chocolate Cake

This cake is amazing given the fact that beetroot is one of its ingredients. Beetroot is really underestimated as a vegetable which is a pity as it can be used in plenty of recipes from soup, side dish (instead of white potatoes) and dessert.

Beetroot Chocolate Cake (gluten free, lactose free)


230 g /1 cup of beetroot, cooked and mashed

120 g / 1/2 cup of butter or ghee

150 g / ¾ cup of coconut or muscovado sugar


3 organic eggs, yolks and whites separated, whites are whisked

90 g/ 1/2 cup of high quality chocolate (70 percent chocolate, if possible without soy lecithin)

290 g / 1 and 1/2 cup of flour - almond, chestnut, rice, sorghum - use combination of flours

pinch of salt

130 ml/4 oz of coconut milk or creme fraiche if you support dairy

How to

Melt the chocolate, add butter, honey, vanilla, egg yolks, coconut milk and cooked beetroot. Use a blender to get a smooth consistency of the dough. Add flour. Whisk the whites and carefully add to the mixture.

Bake 50 min at 180 C.

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