Your Beets are the Bomb! Chocolate Beet Muffins

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Chocolate Beet Muffins.

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Chocolate Beet Muffins


2 1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup cacao

2 1/2 tsp baking powder

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp cayenne (optional)

3/4 cup butter (room temp)

1 cup sugar

3 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

2 cups grated raw beets  

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup nuts or chocolate chip (optional))



1. In first bowl combine first 6 ingredients (dry) and set aside.

2. In second bowl (large) beat butter and sugar together until smooth- Add eggs one at a time, beating well between each addition. Add vanilla and grated beets.

3. Alternately stir in the dry ingredients and the milk into the beet mixture in large bowl. Add nuts/chocolate chips if using. Fill muffin cases 3/4 full with batter. Bake 350F for 18-20 min. 

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