Chocolate Beet Tea Loaf Recipe
February 14, 2013
These delicious little chocolate treats are great for guests and contain less than 2g of saturated fat each.
Makes 12 1.5 oz cakes
¼ cup all-purpose flour
¼ cup whole wheat flour
2 oz unsweetened cocoa powder
½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 large egg, beaten
⅓ cup canola oil
3 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp brown sugar
¾ cup beet, grated
4 tsp orange peel, grated
1 oz orange juice, fresh
2 oz mini chocolate chips, semi-sweet (plus 1-2 tbsp for garnish)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Combine the first 7 dry ingredients together in a medium bowl.
Next combine the wet ingredients and sugar in a separate large bowl.
Combine the dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Mix until totally combined, but avoid over mixing.
Pour into mini-muffin molds ⅔ the way up, which have been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
Garnish each with a few mini chocolate chips and bake at 325 degrees for 15-18 min, or when inserted toothpick is clean when removed.
Nutritional information per cup:
Total Calories: 139kcal
Total Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: 1.7g
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