Flourless Chocolate, Orange and Beetroot Cake

Category, , , , DifficultyBeginner

This gluten free chocolate cake is so scrumptious it will have everyone coming back for more. High in fibre and low in saturated fat it's a healthy choice!

Yields12 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins

 6 Large eggs
 ½ cup Dark brown sugar
 300 g Almond meal
 2 tbsp Baking powder
 Zest form 1 orange
 4 tbsp Dutch cocoa powder
 ¼ cup Freshly squeezed orange juice
 170 g Fresh beetroot

1

Peel and chop beetroot into quarters. Cook in a pot of boiling water until tender, about 5 minutes

2

Remove cooked beetroot from pot and set aside

3

Add dry ingredients to a food processor and blend on high until well mixed

4

Add cooked beetroot , orange zest, juice and blend until well mixed

5

Add eggs, two at a time, blending between adding the next two

6

Blend until only just mixed

7

Place in a 20cm oiled and lined, spring form cake tin

8

Bake in a moderate oven for 40 minutes or until cooked

9

Serve warm with a dollop of marscapone

Nutrition Facts

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 206
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.99g22%
Saturated Fat 0.85g5%
Sodium 248.84mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 12.11g5%
Dietary Fiber 2.90g12%
Sugars 11.17g
Protein 7.47g15%

Vitamin A 0.16%
Vitamin C 6.98%
Calcium 7.15%
Iron 5.94%
Vitamin B12 0.0%
Iodine 0.27%
Magnesium 23.07%
Zinc 12.25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 6 Large eggs
 ½ cup Dark brown sugar
 300 g Almond meal
 2 tbsp Baking powder
 Zest form 1 orange
 4 tbsp Dutch cocoa powder
 ¼ cup Freshly squeezed orange juice
 170 g Fresh beetroot

Directions

1

Peel and chop beetroot into quarters. Cook in a pot of boiling water until tender, about 5 minutes

2

Remove cooked beetroot from pot and set aside

3

Add dry ingredients to a food processor and blend on high until well mixed

4

Add cooked beetroot , orange zest, juice and blend until well mixed

5

Add eggs, two at a time, blending between adding the next two

6

Blend until only just mixed

7

Place in a 20cm oiled and lined, spring form cake tin

8

Bake in a moderate oven for 40 minutes or until cooked

9

Serve warm with a dollop of marscapone

Flourless Chocolate, Orange and Beetroot Cake

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Nutrition Facts

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 206
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.99g22%
Saturated Fat 0.85g5%
Sodium 248.84mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 12.11g5%
Dietary Fiber 2.90g12%
Sugars 11.17g
Protein 7.47g15%

Vitamin A 0.16%
Vitamin C 6.98%
Calcium 7.15%
Iron 5.94%
Vitamin B12 0.0%
Iodine 0.27%
Magnesium 23.07%
Zinc 12.25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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