Chocolate Beetroot Cake

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Appears in
The Mountain Cafe Cookbook

By Kirsten Gilmour

Published 2017

  • About

This was my mum’s recipe which I stole and then added beetroot to. Us Kiwis go mad for beetroot! I came up with this 15 years ago when my old head chef asked me to make a cake for her to take to a radio interview about cheffing in London. I thought, ‘This should be fun, let’s Kiwi this up…’ They were speechless that someone would put beetroot in a cake and that it tasted good!

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