How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease two round 9" cake pans.
  • Cream sugars, butter and applesauce until fluffy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, beat well.
  • Make a paste of the food colouring, beet juice, water and cocoa powder, scrape into above mixture and beat well.
  • Whisk together flours and salt in a separate bowl.
  • Add dry ingredients alternately with the buttermilk to the creamed mixture.
  • In a small dish, mix vinegar and baking soda well (it will foam).
  • Add to the batter and fold in gently but thoroughly.
  • Bake 30 minutes, cool completely in pans before turning out.
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    jett2whit ate it and said...
    I could be "marooned" and have this and I'd be fine! yummy
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    midgelet ate it and said...
    great post!
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    angieaugusta ate it and said...
    looks delicious...thx for the post....
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    markeverett ate it and said...
    Sounds super! And really low-fat! I love that!
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  • jo_jo_ba 6 years ago
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 208.0
    Total Fat: 5.1 g
    Cholesterol: 46.4 mg
    Sodium: 62.5 mg
    Total Carbs: 37.3 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
    Protein: 4.5 g
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