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VitaFiber™ Chocolate Beet Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups (270g) unbleached flour, sifted
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7g) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon (3g) salt
  • 1 1/2 cups (220g) VitaFiber™ IMO powder
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup (185ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups (450g) beets, pureed (15 ounce can of beets in water, drained and pureed is 1 cup)
  • 2 ounces (60g) unsweetened chocolate (melt and cool the 2 x 1-oz squares of baking chocolate)
  • 1 tsp (3.5g) vanilla extract

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  4. Combine VitaFiber™ IMO powder, eggs, and oil in a mixing bowl.
  5. Beat with an electric mixer set at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  6. Beat in the beets, cooled chocolate, and vanilla.
  7. Gradually add dry ingredients, beating well after each addition.
  8. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.
  10. Cool in pan on rack.
  11. Cover and let stand overnight to improve flavour
  12. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar or VitaFiber™ IMO powder.