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Recipe: Chocolate Beet Cake with Naturally Dyed Pink Buttercream Frosting

recipe: Desserts

PHOTO CREDIT: HeartBeetKitchen.com

If you’re looking for the perfect dessert to serve on Valentine’s Day, look no further! This chocolate beet cake with buttercream frosting is the perfect healthyish dessert for the holiday. The beets not only naturally dye the frosting to make it aesthetically perfect, but also give the cake a faint herbal flavor, making this both a sweet and a savory cake.

Ingredients

  • 3 small to medium beets
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 7 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt

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