September 25, 2016

Chocolate Beet Cake

1½ c. sugar
3 eggs
1 c. salad oil
1½ c. pureed cooked beets
2 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1¾ c. flour
1½ t. soda
1/2 t. salt
2 t. vanilla

Cream sugar with the eggs. Add oil, beets and chocolate. Sift together flour, soda and salt. Add to mixture along with vanilla and blend well. Bake in two 9-inch greased pans for 20–25 minutes. Frost when cool (recipe follows).

Creamy Chocolate Frosting:
1/3 c. soft butter
3 c. sifted sugar
1½ t. vanilla
3 T. cream
3 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted

Blend butter and sugar. Stir in melted chocolate, vanilla and cream. Stir until well blended. Frost and enjoy.

Rosemarie Ouellette, Deckerville