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Chocolate Beetroot Loaf

Course Bakes, Cakes
Cuisine British, English
Keyword beetroot, chocolate, Chocolate Beetroot Loaf
Calories 3300kcal
Author Sisley White


  • 180 g unsalted butter or stork margarine
  • 180 g light brown soft sugar
  • 80 g cocoa powder
  • 150 ml hot water
  • 120 g cooked beetroot
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 150 g chocolate chips any will do
  • 250 g self-raising flour
  • 0.5 teaspoons bicarb of soda


  • Preheat the oven to 180º degree (160º fan). Line 2x1lb loaf tins or one 8in round tin.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar.
  • In a jug mix the cocoa powder and water together to make a smooth paste and leave to cool.
  • Grate the beetroot and add it to the sugar/butter mix.
  • Add the eggs and mix together.
  • Add the chocolate chips.
  • Sieve in the flour and bicarb and mix everything together.
  • The mix should be smooth and have a medium to thick cakey consistency. If it’s a little thick add some milk.
  • Divide the mix into the loaf tins and bake for 25-35 minutes until a cake tester/skewer comes out clean.
  • All to cool slightly before serving. It is amazing warm with some cream or ice cream but also tastes great cold with a cup of tea.
  • Enjoy x


Calories: 3300kcal | Carbohydrates: 417g | Protein: 66g | Fat: 174g | Saturated Fat: 104g | Trans Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 878mg | Sodium: 920mg | Potassium: 2324mg | Fiber: 36g | Sugar: 186g | Vitamin A: 5256IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 426mg | Iron: 18mg