Chocolate fudge beetroot traybake

    Chocolate fudge beetroot traybake

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    About this recipe: This is a delicious traybake that is irresistibly fudgy and moist thanks to the addition of grated beetroot! I get asked to make this all the time. Lovely flavour! If desired, you can ice the slices with your favourite chocolate icing.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 28 squares

    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 310g plain flour
    • 60g cocoa powder
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 175g runny honey
    • 220g raw beetroot, peeled and grated
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 250ml vegetable oil
    • 125ml milk
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 4 egg whites, whipped to stiff peaks

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven 170 C / Gas 3. Grease and line a 20x30cm baking tray with baking parchment.
    2. Mix all the ingredients together well, APART FROM THE EGG WHITES. Once thoroughly mixed, gently fold through egg whites.
    3. Tip into prepared tray and bake in the preheated oven for 35-45 minutes.
    4. Cool for 5 minutes when removed from the oven, then turn out onto wire tray and ice with your favourite chocolate icing when cool.
    5. Top with chopped walnuts and cut into 28 squares.

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    Reviews (3)

    2

    was a bit concerned when i initially baked this as it seemed quite wet when i cut it. when i looked closely though the crumb was completely cooked and it was the beetroot that made it fudgy. and it was delicious! Took it into work and it went down a storm. topped it with icing made with 140g icing sugar and 140g unsalted butter creamed together and 100g melted chocolate mixed in. covered it with a food depth of icing - not too much and not too little. i would highly recommend this cake. - 12 Mar 2013

    1

    I was a bit apprehensive as I was a little short of hunny so just added a bit more fluid. Also I used beetroot pulp from my juicer as I wanted a way to use up rather than throw away. The result was yummy !!! Very pleased and makes loads to share !! Will definitely make again . - 11 Jul 2016

    Kazz
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    Far too much liquid so reduced oil and milk. 150 ml oil, 150 ml milk. - 13 Oct 2015

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