Chocolate Cake with Beetroot and Sweet Potato
A dense, moist chocolate cake, with a deep, rich, red interior.
roasted, peeled and grated
bicarbonate of soda
Mix the cacao with the boiling water to form a paste
Add the vanilla extract to the chocolate mixture, then add the grated beetroot and stir together
In a separate bowl, mix together the almonds, bicarbonate of soda and salt
In a third bowl, whisk together the sugar, sweet potatoes, olive oil and eggs
Add the chocolate mixture to the egg and sugar mix and continue to whisk
Finally, add the dry ingredients and mix to make sure all is fully incorporated
Pour into a greased 9 inch springform tin and bake at gas 3/170° for 50 minutes to 1 hour. When a toothpick or skewer comes out clean, the cake is done.