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Chocolate Cherry Beetroot Cakes

  • BAKE: 20m
  • SERVES: 12

Ingredients

Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix 500g
  • Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix 500g
  • Wright’s Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix 500g
  • Water 150ml
  • Vegetable Oil 60ml (4 tablespoon)
  • Cooked Beetroot 200g
  • Dried Sour Cherries (Chopped) 125g
  • Icing Sugar (sifted) 250g
  • Beetroot Puree 3 tablespoons
  • Water 2-3 tablespoons
  • Dark Chocolate 50g
  • White Chocolate 50g

ADD TO BASKET

METHOD

Method (Makes 12 bars)

Puree the beetroot in a food processor and reserve 3 tablespoons for the topping.

Place the beetroot puree, cake mix, water and vegetable oil in a bowl and beat for 1-2 minutes to form a smooth batter.

Add the sour cherries and mix well.

Divide the mixture between 12 well greased mini loaf cake tins.

Bake in a preheated oven 190°C (375°F) Gas Mark 5 for 18-20 minutes until firm to the touch.

Cool in the tins for 5 minutes before transferring onto a wire rack.

Blend the reserved beetroot puree with the water to form a smooth icing

Dip each cake bar into the icing and allow to set.

Melt the dark chocolate over a pan of simmering water and drizzle over the cake as per illustration.

Melt the white chocolate over a pan of simmering water and drizzle over the cake as per illustration.

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