Chocolate Beet Cake

Fresh beets are irresistibly beautiful when you see them at the farmers’ market. The challenge comes when cooking them at home. Don’t let them languish in the crisper—pop them in a cake.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) devil's food cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 3 cups shredded beets
  • 3 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 2½ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Prepare and bake cake according to cake mix instructions, folding beets in as you add wet ingredients. Allow cake to cool slightly.
  • Whisk butter, confectioners’ sugar, water, and vanilla until smooth and thick. Pour glaze over cake.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) devil's food cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 3 cups shredded beets
  • 3 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 2½ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Prepare and bake cake according to cake mix instructions, folding beets in as you add wet ingredients. Allow cake to cool slightly.
  • Whisk butter, confectioners’ sugar, water, and vanilla until smooth and thick. Pour glaze over cake.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium330mg
Total Carbohydrate45g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars33g
Protein4g