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Chocolate Beet Cake

The rich color and flavor of this cake will 'wow' dinner guests.
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened,divided
  • 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar, packed
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 (1 oz) squares semisweet chocolate
  • 2 cups pureed cooked beets
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • confectioner's sugar

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter and brown sugar. Add eggs; mix well. Melt chocolate with remaining butter, stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Blend chocolate mixture, beets and vanilla into the creamed mixture (mixture will appear separated).
Sift together flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture and stir well.
Pour into a 9-inch cake pan.
Bake for 40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack before serving. Dust with confectioner's sugar and enjoy!