Beetroot and Almond Sugar Free Traybake

Makes 1 traybake

A plant-based, wholemeal, traybake incorporating roast beetroot for natural sweetness. This bake is also egg free making it a great vegan alternative.

Free from Egg, Soya, Dairy
Vegetarian, Vegan, Wholemeal, Without crystal sugar

Ingredients

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  • 200g beetroot
  • 100g coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 50ml boiling water
  • 100g Doves Farm Self Raising Wholemeal Flour
  • 25g ground almonds
  • 25g flaked almonds
  • oil, for baking tray
  1. Pre-heat the oven to the higher temperature.
  2. Rub some oil around the inside a 15x20cm/6x8” baking tray or insert a baking liner
  3. Cut the beetroot into 2cm/¾” cubes, put them in the dish, sprinkle with oil and shake to coat.
  4. Bake for 35 minutes.
  5. Turn the oven off, remove from the baking tray, cover with kitchen foil and leave to cool.
  6. Pre-heat the oven at the lower temperature.
  7. Put the beetroot into a food processor, add the coconut oil, vanilla extract and chia seeds and pulse into a puré
  8. Measure the cocoa and boiling water into a bowl, stir into a paste, add it to the food processor and pulse to mix.
  9. Now add the flour and ground almonds to the bowl and mix everything into a smooth paste.
  10. Tip the mix into the prepared baking tray spreading it out to the edges.
  11. Sprinkle the flaked almonds over the top.
  12. Bake for 25 minutes.
  13. Leave the cake in the tray to cool then cut into squares or rectangles.

Equipment

15 x 20cm/6 x 8” baking tray, kitchen foil, food processor and mixing bowl

Temperature

220˚C, Fan 200˚C, 425˚F, Gas 7 for 35 minutes + 180°C, Fan 160°C, 350°F, Gas 4 for 25 minutes

Cooking time

35 minutes + 25 minutes
Nice and healthy, tasty too.When I mixed in the flour, it turned into cookie dough.
By Eden Age 10
13 Jan 2019

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Ingredients

Change Quantities:
  • 200g beetroot
  • 100g coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 50ml boiling water
  • 100g Doves Farm Self Raising Wholemeal Flour
  • 25g ground almonds
  • 25g flaked almonds
  • oil, for baking tray

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