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Beetroot & Chocolate Cupcakes

by Fife Council

Makes 20 portions

Ingredients

  • 400g Castor sugar
  • 400g Butter
  • 8 Free range eggs
  • 2 Beetroots
  • 12 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 400g Self-raising flour

Method

  1. Beat together butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, cocoa and grated beetroot.
  3. Add flour and mix until combined.
  4. Pile into 20 muffin cases.
  5. Bake in oven at 175 C / 350 F / Gas 4 for about 20 -25 mins.
  6. Cool & Serve

Tips and variations

  • You can replace the beetroot in this delicious recipe with other types of vegetable. Why not try it with courgettes or pumpkin!
  • Not only is the beetroot in this recipe healthy, but it gives the cupcakes a lovely purple/red colour too!

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