Red Sugar Beet Cupcakes: A Holiday Dessert Without Artificial Colors by Gigi Gaggero

Red Sugar Beet Cupcakes: A Holiday Dessert Without Artificial Colors

Looking for a red dessert for Valentine's Day without artificial coloring? Try this easy sugar beets cupcake recipe!

You'll need:

Here's how to make them:

  1. In a small bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder. Set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer or large mixing bowl, add the beet purée. Fitted with the whip attachment, whisk on medium-high speed and slowly begin to combine the beet purée with the oil by adding the oil in slow, yet steady, stream hitting the interior side of the bowl. Continue until all the oil is incorporated. 
  3. Add the sugar and the vanilla extract. Beat an additional minute.
  4. Alternate adding the flour mixture and nut milk until incorporated into the batter. Continue to beat until combined.
  5. Divide among cupcake liners, filling them 3/4 full.
  6. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool and keep in an airtight container. Frost as desired. 

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Oh my goodness, never would have thought of this! Love it, Chef Gigi Gaggero ! ❤️

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