I got a little over-zealous with the grated beets when experimenting with a recipe lately, and quite frankly was over eating them in my salad for the time being. I make some sort of a healthy cake or muffin every week, so I figured why the heck not. The result? Delicious! I made beet, carrot and apple cake but you can easily make these into muffins.
If you’re looking for other ways to sneak fruits and veggies into your baking I recommend my Sneaky Mommy Muffins, Double Chocolate Omega 3 Zucchini Bread, or for a savoury option these Veggie Muffins.
Beet, Carrot & Apple Cake
This cake is great for any time of year when you want to sneak a few fruits and vegetables in! It's so moist and easy to make.
- 1 cup grated carrots
- 1 cup grated beets
- 1 cup grated apple
- 3 eggs well beaten
- 2/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 1/4 cups flour
- 2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat the oven to 350F and grease a bundt pan.
In a large bowl, mix together the carrots, beets, apple, eggs, oil, vanilla.
In a medium bowl, sift together the dry ingredients (all remaining ingredients except for the walnuts).
Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until well mixed and fold in the walnuts.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for approximately 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
Let me know if you try this Beet, Carrot, & Apple cake and what you thought of it!