Purple Velvet Torte (Beet Cake)

“It's amazing what you can do without any flour! I made this purple chocolate cake using beets. Here's the full recipe and post: http://www.elanaspantry.com/purple-velvet-torte/”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
10-12
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups grated beets
  • 1 cup agave nectar
  • 4 eggs
  • 12 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 12 cup cocoa
  • 12 teaspoon celtic sea salt

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat the beets and agave to a boil.
  2. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes, until beets are soft.
  3. Transfer beet-agave mixture to a blender and puree on highest speed until smooth.
  4. Blend in eggs, oil, vanilla, almond extract, cocoa and salt until thoroughly incorporated.
  5. Pour batter into a well greased 9-inch cake pan.
  6. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool and serve.

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