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Beet muesli cake – Vegan

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In this recipe have used a unique combination of Muesli free from nuts (Oats, Barley, Rye flakes & Wheat flakes) with beet. Using Agave nectar makes this cake Vegan friendly too. Using Pear sauce and Museli are the variations tried in this cake.

Serves: 8
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 30- 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Powdered muesli-3/4cup
  • Cocoa powder-1/4cup
  • Baking powder-3/4tsp
  • Salt -1/4tsp
  • Beet puree-1cup
  • Agave nectar-1/3 cup
  • Unsweetened pear sauce-1/4cup
  • Olive spread-2tbsp
  • Vanilla extract-2tsp
  • Chopped pecan nuts-1/2cup (optional) (alternatively walnut or any nuts can be used)

Procedure:

  • Pre-heat the oven at 180deg. Grease and line the cake tin/pan and keep aside.
  • Combine powdered muesli, baking powder, salt, cocoa powder in a bowl mix well, add in chopped walnuts toss and keep aside.
  • Melt chocolate in a double boiler/ in a microwave.
  • Stir in melted chocolate to the beet puree, Agave nectar, olive spread, vanilla essence, pear sauce and whisk well until combined and smooth.
  • Stir in the flour- walnut mixture and mix slowly using a wooden spoon.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30-35minutes/ until the tooth pick inserted comes out clear.
  • Cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.

Note:

  • I used homemade beetroot puree and pear sauce.
  • For beet puree-finely chop beets, steam and blend to puree (approx. 2medium beets)
  • For Pear sauce – Peel, dice and deseed and cook them in boiling water until tender and soft. Allow it to cool down and then blend it in a food processor.
  • Oats powder/oats flour can also be used alternatively
  • Muesli I used here doesn’t contain any nuts/fruits-it is a mixture of oats, rye flakes, bran flakes and wheat flakes.
  • Vegetable oil/fat or butter can be used alternatively to olive spread.
  • Agave nectar can be added as per sweet tooth
  • Honey can also be used instead of Agave nectar

I am bringing this recipe to Annie’s VVLP#14 and Kimmy’s Healthy Vegan Potluck#15

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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on September 23, 2014, in Dessert, International, Kids recipes, Vegan and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 37 Comments.

  1. Wow Chitra, exotic….Peer sauce interesting, beet is again something I have always wanted to try but never got guts…Great recipe Chitra!!!

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  2. I’m a big fan of Muesli, Yummers 🙂

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  3. Genius ❤ Have you missed Flour in ingredients?

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  4. oh my goodness – that looks amazing!!!

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  5. Yummy I came after a long time to this lovely yummy cake. ….

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  6. Very very yummy … your posts are very nice.They are healthy too. Keep enjoying cooking !!!

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  7. I like your posts very much … They are tasty and healthy too .. Keep enjoying cooking …

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  8. Wow! Beetroot cake! Looks very delicious!

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  9. Waw, dear Chitra. These treats look just so Amazing & must be very delicious too! I willl make them tomorrow,….Ooh yes!
    Yum Yum yummmmm! 😋

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  10. Very delicious beet museli cake love it.

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  11. Reblogged this on charles1958 and commented:
    Sounds wonderful, especially as I have some beets ready for harvesting in my garden.

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  12. Hi Chitra, thanks for all the wonderful recipes that you are putting on your blog, I have printed this one as I have some beets that are ready to be harvested, many of my friends are vegan, so have re-blogged this, and will share it on my Facebook page. Thanks for liking and following my blog, best wishes and blessings, Charles.

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  13. Very innovative recepies…just loved them…just a suggestion if u can add few pics for description it would help even more

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