Saturday, February 06, 2010

Chocolate Beetroot Cake

1 bunch beetroot
2 cups wholemeal flour
1 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
3 teaspoons baking powder
0.5 cup olive oil
4 eggs, beaten

Cook and puree the beetroot. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Oil and flour a 25 cm round cake tin. Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa and baking powder together. In another bowl, mix the oil, eggs and beetroot together. Fold all ingredients together. Bake 50 to 60 minutes. Cool on a rack, and serve sprinkled with icing sugar.

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