Purple Velvet Torte (Beetroot Cake)

Purple Velvet Torte (Beetroot Cake)


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About this recipe: Here's my "deceptive" purple velvet torte. It's gluten free, dairy free and kosher for Passover. Enjoy!

elanaspantry Colorado, United States

Serves: 8 

  • 325g grated beetroot
  • 250ml agave nectar
  • 4 eggs
  • 125ml grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 75g cocoa
  • ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt

Prep:45min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat the beetroot and agave to the boil, then cover
  2. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes, until beetroot is soft.
  3. Transfer beet-agave mixture to a blender and puree on highest speed until smooth
  4. Blend in eggs, oil, vanilla, almond extract, cocoa and salt until thoroughly incorporated.
  5. Pour batter into a well greased 23cm (9 in) cake tin.
  6. Bake at 180 C / Gas mark 4 / 350 F for 30-35 minutes until a knife inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  7. Cool and serve.

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