Cardamom Beet Cake

Marnie Lister


24 oz beets, cooked

3.5 c flour

4 t baking soda

1/2 t salt

1 T cardamom

1 T cloves

6 eggs

2.5 c sugar

1/2 c brown sugar

1 1/2 c sunflower oil 

1 t vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350'F. Grease pan and dust with flour
  • Puree the beets and set aside.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, cardamom and cloves
  • In a separate bowl, beat eggs until pale yellow. Gradually add the white and brown sugar. In a steady stream, add oil.
  • Gradually add the beet puree and vanilla extract.
  • Fold the dry ingredients into the wet mixture.
  • Pour batter into greased pan and bake for about 90 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.