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Posted: January 22, 2019
Recipe by: Yelena Strokin
Source: Cooking Melangery
Chocolate with beets is a unique combination, they go very well together. This cake has an interesting texture and taste, chia seeds give it a crunch and beet chunks feel like small pieces of fruit, very sweet and colorful. Coconut oil adds an amazing aroma to this healthy dessert.
Active Time
20 minutes
Total Time
50 minutes
Serves
6-8

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 c. (100g) coconut oil
  • 1.7 oz. (50g) dark chocolate (70%), broken into small pieces
  • 2 c. (250g) beets, peeled, shredded
  • 3 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 c. (375ml) spelt flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 5 tbsp. cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds
  • zest from one orange
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. dried shredded coconut (unsweetened)

Directions:

  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 350F/175°C. Lightly oil a Bundt pan or a cake pan. Sprinkle with shredded coconut and tap out the excess.
  2. 2. In a large bowl, stir together the spelt flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, chia seeds, and salt.
  3. 3. In a saucepan on very low heat mix together the coconut oil and honey. Add the chocolate and stir until the chocolate is melted. Remove from the heat.
  4. 4. In an additional bowl mix together the chocolate mixture, shredded beets, eggs, and orange zest. Add dry ingredients and mix until combined. Pour the batter evenly in the prepared pan.
  5. 5. Bake the cake about 25-30 minutes, until the top is lightly dark but the cake is still sticky/moist inside. Serve it warm with a tbsp. of yogurt.

Images:

Orange-Chocolate Cake with Beets, Honey, Chia Seeds & Spelt Flour
Orange-Chocolate Cake with Beets, Honey, Chia Seeds & Spelt Flour
Orange-Chocolate Cake with Beets, Honey, Chia Seeds & Spelt Flour
Orange-Chocolate Cake with Beets, Honey, Chia Seeds & Spelt Flour

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Orange-Chocolate Cake with Beets, Honey, Chia Seeds & Spelt Flour

Source: Cooking Melangery

  • Prep
    20 minutes
  • Total Time
    50 minutes
  • Serves
    6-8

Description

"Chocolate with beets is a unique combination, they go very well together. This cake has an interesting texture and taste, chia seeds give it a crunch and beet chunks feel like small pieces of fruit, very sweet and colorful. Coconut oil adds an amazing aroma to this healthy dessert."

Ingredients

  • 2/3 c. (100g) coconut oil
  • 1.7 oz. (50g) dark chocolate (70%), broken into small pieces
  • 2 c. (250g) beets, peeled, shredded
  • 3 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 c. (375ml) spelt flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 5 tbsp. cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds
  • zest from one orange
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. dried shredded coconut (unsweetened)

Directions

  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 350F/175°C. Lightly oil a Bundt pan or a cake pan. Sprinkle with shredded coconut and tap out the excess.
  2. 2. In a large bowl, stir together the spelt flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, chia seeds, and salt.
  3. 3. In a saucepan on very low heat mix together the coconut oil and honey. Add the chocolate and stir until the chocolate is melted. Remove from the heat.
  4. 4. In an additional bowl mix together the chocolate mixture, shredded beets, eggs, and orange zest. Add dry ingredients and mix until combined. Pour the batter evenly in the prepared pan.
  5. 5. Bake the cake about 25-30 minutes, until the top is lightly dark but the cake is still sticky/moist inside. Serve it warm with a tbsp. of yogurt.
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