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Gluten Free Chocolate Beetroot Amaranth Cake

Himanshu Taneja
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Prep Time
90 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Gluten Free Chocolate Beetroot Amaranth Cake RECIPE

Gluten Free Chocolate Beetroot Amaranth Cake

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Baking
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 300 gm Beetroot peeled cut in 3 cm pieces
  2. 350 gm dark Chocolate (70 % cocoa) chopped
  3. 150 gm butter chopped
  4. 6 eggs
  5. 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  6. 200 gm firmly packed brown sugar
  7. 100 gm amaranth flour
  8. 1 tsp Cocoa powder
  9. 100 gm dark Chocolate (70% cocoa) chopped
  10. 100 ml low fat cream


  1. Take water in a small sauce pan and cook beetroot in boiling water for 30 minutes or until tender.
  2. Reserve 2 tbsp. of cooking liquid and drain rest. Pulse beetroot along with cooking liquid until smooth. Now you will get 1 cup of beetroot puree.
  3. Preheat your oven at 160C. Take a 6 inch spring form cake pan, grease and line the bottom and sides with parchment paper.
  4. Using double boiler method melt chocolate and butter until smooth. In a bowl whisk egg, vanilla, sugar and amaranth flour until well combined.
  5. Fold in chocolate mixture and beetroot puree. Pour this into pre-arranged baking pan and cover with a foil.
  6. Bake it for 90 minutes or until edges are cooked and centre is slightly wobble. Remove the foil to release steam. Leave this cake in fridge for 3 hours or overnight.
  7. To make chocolate ganache, take a saucepan and heat cream for a couple of minutes, preventing it from boiling. Add in chopped chocolate into the heated cream and leave it to rest for 10 minutes.
  8. Thoroughly using a spoon mix the cream and melted chocolate. Spread this chocolate ganache over cooled cake and dust with flour.

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Ishta Gupta
Ishta Gupta   Dec-28-2016

Pls tell the substitute for eggs. Can we use flak seeds in place of eggs

Neelu S
Neelu S   Jun-09-2016

is the ganache made ok amul cream n morde dark gluten free?

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