Chocolate Beetroot Cake...Gluten free | How to make Chocolate Beetroot Cake...Gluten free

By Natasha Minocha  |  15th Aug 2015  |  
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About Chocolate Beetroot Cake...Gluten free Recipe

This is a wonderfully moist and fudgy gluten free cake, inspired by Green Kitchen Stories

Chocolate Beetroot Cake...Gluten free

Ingredients to make Chocolate Beetroot Cake...Gluten free

  • buckwheat flour - 170gms
  • Baking powder - 2 tsp
  • salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Cocoa powder - 25 gms
  • coconut oil - 125 ml
  • Dark chocolate - 50 gms ( I used 70%)
  • honey - 100 ml
  • dates pitted and chopped - 50 gms
  • eggs - 3
  • Vanilla extract - 2 tsp
  • Beetroot grated - 120 gms
  • Chocolate glaze
  • Cocoa powder - 15 gms
  • honey - 50 ml
  • coconut oil melted - 10 ml

How to make Chocolate Beetroot Cake...Gluten free

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degree centigrade. Grease a 7-inch round cake pan. Dust it with some cocoa powder.
  2. In a small bowl, sift the buckwheat flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa powder together.
  3. Combine coconut oil, honey, chopped dates and dark chocolate in a large saucepan. Warm the mixture over very gentle heat and stir till the chocolate melts.
  4. Turn off the heat. Add the grated beetroot. Mix well. Let the mixture cool a bit and then beat in the eggs and vanilla.
  5. Stir in the dry ingredients, mix until you get a thick batter. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  6. Turn out on a cake rack to cool. serve as is or glazed.
  7. For the glaze: Mix all three ingredients in a small bowl till thick and glossy. Taste and adjust for sweetness.
  8. Pour over the cooled cake. Sprinkle some nuts, seeds and cocoa powder.

Reviews for Chocolate Beetroot Cake...Gluten free (3)

Seema Jadhav4 years ago


Sheeba Bedi4 years ago

This is such a good mixture of healthy ingredients! Very beautiful to look at as well :D

Sujata Limbu4 years ago

looks heavenly!