Beetnik Cake

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This cake is simply great with the odd ingredient of beets. It goes in the oven pink and comes out a nice rich beige color. It's a great way to use up those extra beets you have from your garden. I often ice it with a cream cheese icing.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
15
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch pan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups shredded beets

  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, with juice

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the vegetable oil and sugar until well blended. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the shredded beets and pineapple with juice. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice and salt; stir into the beet mixture until just incorporated. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake for about 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean. When cool, frost as desired, or eat plain.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

360 Calories
16g Fat
50g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 360
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 320mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 125mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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