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Beetroot and Hazelnut Cake


  • 200ml vegetable oil

  • 250g golden caster sugar

  • 150g raw beetroot, grated

  • 100g Walnuts, chopped, plus extra to decorate

  • 100g chopped toasted hazelnuts, plus extra to decorate

  • 3 Eggs, separated

  • 1 tsp Baking powder

  • 2 tsp Mixed spice

  • 3 tsp Milk

  • 200g Flour

  • 4 tbsp apricot jam


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 200ÂșC/gas 6.

  • 2.

    Pour the oil and sugar in a bowl and whisk.

  • 3.

    Mix in the beetroot, walnuts and hazelnuts, then add the egg yolks, baking powder and mixed spices and whisk in.

  • 4.

    Mix in the milk and the flour.

  • 5.

    In a separate bowl whisk the egg whites using a hand mixer or a stand mixer at full speed until firm peaks form.

  • 6.

    Fold the whisked egg white into the beetroot mixture.

  • 7.

    Place the mixture in a greased 20cm cake tin and bake for 30 minutes in the oven.

  • 8.

    Cool on a wire rack. Heat the apricot jam and glaze the cake with it.

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