Beet Chocolate Cake by Tiger In A Jar

Ingredients:

1 cup butter or margarine, softened, divided

1 1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar

3 eggs (room temperature)

4 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate

2 cups pureed cooked beets

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 cups all purpose flour

2 tsp. baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

confectioner’s sugar

 

Instructions:

In a mixing bowl, cream 3.4 cup butter and brown sugar.  Add eggs; mix well.  Melt chocolate with remaining butter; stir until smooth.  Cool slightly.  Blend chocolate mixture, beets and vanilla into the creamed mixture (mixture will appear separated).  Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt; add to the creamed mixture and mix well.  Pour into a 9-inch cake pan.  Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes up clean.  Cool in pan before removing to a wire rack.  Cool completely.  Before serving, dust with confectioner’s sugar.

Recipe from Tiger In A Jar

 

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