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Choc Beet Cake

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Makes: 1 x 20cm cake

Serves: 10-12

Choc Beet Cake

Equipment

Ingredients - Dry

  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 2 cups cashew nut flour

Ingredients - Wet Cake Mixture

  • 2 medium beetroot (skinned and shredded)
  • 1/2 cup rice malt syrup
  • 2 dates
  • 3 eggs (see notes for vegan alternatives)
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder

Method - Dry Ingredients

  1. Put all the ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Combine ingredients and set aside.

Method - Wet Cake Mixture

  1. Preheat oven to 180C
  2. 'Put all the ingredients into the Vitamix 2L container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  3. Select Variable 1. Turn the machine on and quickly increase the speed to 10, then override to High.
  4. Use the tamper to effectively press the ingredients into the blades whilst processing.
  5. Blend for 45 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.
  6. Pour into mixing bowl with dry ingredients and combine.
  7. Pour into cake pan and bake in the oven for 30 minutes.

Notes

Suggestions for vegan alternatives to egg!

  • 2 Tbsp arrowroot power = 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp chia or flax seed soaked in 3 Tbsp water = 1 egg

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