Beautiful Beetroot

Looks awesome coz they have the power of purple.

RubbishWife

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Beetroot and Chocolate Muffins

When these popped into my Twitter timeline yesterday I was instantly smitten. Possibly not your first thought when mulling over muffin flavours, but trust me, these are absolutely beautiful. They improve in flavour as they mature, and they’re light and fluffy, with a strong chocolatey hit, as well as being healthy. What’s not to like? The beetroot flavour isn’t overpowering and works incredibly well with the chocolate. Give them a whirl, see what you think. I adapted the recipe slightly from the one I found, but it’s basically the same.  The lovely Pebble Soup is the one to blame, you can find this and lots of  other recipes here http://www.pebblesoup.co.uk/

 

Ingredients:  Makes approx 8
40g cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder,
100g golden caster sugar
200g fresh beetroot
2 large eggs, beaten
100ml rapeseed oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method
Preheat oven to 200C.beetroot 001
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