Chocolate Beetroot Cake

When the family wants chocolate for dessert….why not sneak some extra vegetables into it 😊 

Chocolate Beetroot Cake

Course: Dessert, lunchbox treat
Keyword: healthy cake
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Author: nourishingme
Healthy chocolate cake alternative
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  • Grater or food processor


  • 3 cups grated beetroot
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup chocolate buds
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder
  • 3 tsp baking powder


  • Pre-heat oven to 160 degrees C.
  • Grate beetroot and add to a large bowl.
  • In a saucepan very slowly melt the coconut oil and chocolate buds.
  • Add dry ingredients into the large bowl and mix.
  • Add remaining ingredients (eggs, maple syrup and choc-coconut melt) and stir well.
  • Line or grease a regular cake tin with baking paper or butter.
  • Add mixture to tin and bake for 45 minutes.