Blitz-and-bake beetroot & chocolate cake

Beetroot is actually very sweet and keeps this rich chocolate loaf wonderfully moist

When all the oil has been added, stir in the chocolate, then tip the mix into a lined 900g loaf tin. Cook for 1 hr until an inserted skewer comes out practically clean. leave the loaf to cool...

  • Yield: Cuts into 8 slices
  • Cooking time: 1 Hour
  • Rating: 4/5
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  • 1 large cooked beetroot Beetroot beat-rootA favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a… , about 175g in weight, roughly chopped
  • 200g plain flour
  • 100g cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp baking powder Baking powder bay-king pow-dahBaking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…
  • 250g golden caster sugar
  • 3 eggs Egg eggThe ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200ml sunflower oil Sunflower oilA variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…
  • 100g dark chocolate, (not too bitter), chopped into pieces
  • crème fraîche or clotted cream, to serve

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