Ingredients

How to make it

  • Beet Apple Puree:
  • Place 2 peeled, chopped beets and 2 peeled, cored and chopped apples in a sacuepan with just enough water to cover (a few pieces will float). top with lid and bring to a boil. Simmer until a fork easily pierces beets, about 15 minutes.
  • Drain well. Puree beets and apples in a food processor. Cool to room temperature before adding to cake batter. Recipe yields more puree than you will need, so freeze leftovers for another time.)
  • Cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and 8 in square pan or line to with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk measured flowur with baking soada, baking powder, and salt.
  • Place butter in another large bowl. Using an electric mixer, gradually beat in sugar unti fulffy.
  • Beat in eggs, beet appke purdd, vanilla and cher (or almond) extracts. The mixture may look curdled but that is OK
  • Gradually beat flouur mixure into beet apple mixture. Continue beating another minute on meduim speed utnil smooth. Scrape batter in to prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle chocolate chips (if using) evenly over top and gently press down into batter, hidding chips to prevent them from melting
  • Bake 45-50 minutes on middle rack or unitl toothpick instered in the centre comes out clean.
  • Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes, then remove from pan, peeling off parchment paper (if using). Allow to cool completely before slicing into squares.
  • Makes 1 cake, about 16 squares
  • in a serving: 1616 calories, 1.9 g protien, 6.5g fat

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  • leannetoly 5 years ago
    yum!!! i've got beets in my fridge and 2 old(er) apples... i'll be trying this within the nexxt few days!!!!
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  • leannetoly 5 years ago
    yum!!! i've got beets in my fridge and 2 old(er) apples... i'll be trying this within the nexxt few days!!!!
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  • leannetoly 5 years ago
    yum!!! i've got beets in my fridge and 2 old(er) apples... i'll be trying this within the nexxt few days!!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    ozsmom ate it and said...
    Wow!! How creative. Great post!
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    " It was excellent "
    fishtrippin ate it and said...
    This sounds good and makes dessert nutritious!^5
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