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Nic's Beetroot Cacao Cake



12 slice(s)

Dry Mixture

  • 230 grams Almonds raw
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon bi-card soda
  • 40 grams raw cacao powder

Wet Mixture

  • 500 grams Beetroot raw
  • 125 grams dates
  • 300 grams water
  • 4 eggs, large
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
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    Preparation 15min
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    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 180'C. Place whole beets in a roasting dish filled with water. Bake for 45 minutes or until soft when pierced with a fork. Allow to cool. Peel and cut into halves.

  2. 2. Meanwhile, line a 20cm round cake tin and set aside.

  3. 3. Add almonds to the mixing bowl. Mill 10 sec speed 10.

  4. 4. Add salt, bi-carb and cacao powder. Mix 10 sec / speed 5. Remove and set aside.

  5. 5. Add dates and water to mixing bowl. Heat 4 mins / 100'C / speed 2. Insert simmering basket and drain water so that only dates remain.

  6. 6. Add cooked beetroot. Blend 15 sec / speed 6. 

  7. 7. Add eggs, vanilla and dry mix.  Mix 10 sec / speed 4.

  8. 8. Transfer to a 20cm round cake tin. Bake at 180'C for 45 mins.


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This cake freezes really well. 

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