Beetroot and Chocolate Cake Recipe

Guilt-Free Chocolate and Beetroot Cake with All Natural Red Colouring

A moist chocolate cake recipe that doesn’t use butter? It’s yours for the making…

I still have plenty of beetroot growing in my garden, but I’m not complaining. It’s delicious and nutritious – even in cake! I’ve been meaning to try a chocolate and beetroot cake recipe for some time now. And I’m mighty glad I did. The grated beetroot adds moisture and some sweetness to the cake, and the kids don’t even notice that it’s in there.

I’ve added a chocolate icing to my cake, but another idea is to think of this cake as a Red Velvet style cake ( with all natural red colouring!) and use cream cheese frosting.
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Nutritious Roasted Beetroot Dip in 3 Simple Steps

When nutritious beetroot is bountiful in your garden…. get roasting!

The beetroot in my vegetable garden is ready for harvest. It’s been slowly growing away without much care on my behalf. Beetroot isn’t just fabulous in hamburgers – its sweet, earthy taste is also great in tarts and salads.  It can be eaten raw, but I prefer to roast it and let all those delicious sugars caramelise.

I had some roasted beetroots left over from dinner the night before, so I decided to use them in a quick and nutritious dip.  The colour is so vibrant, you just know it must be good for you! Perfect to share with friends.

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