Beetroot Brownie Bites

A healthier version of the original. Perfect for Back to School as lunchbox treats!

about 25 pieces

Easy 40 Minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients

For the recipe  Beetroot Brownie Bites

For the Brownies:

100 g Dr. Oetker 72% Extra Dark Chocolate (broken into pieces)
125 g Lightly Salted Butter (Or unsalted / margarine if you don't have butter)
2 Large Eggs
125 g Caster Sugar
1 tsp Taylor & Colledge Vanilla Bean Paste
75 g Plain Flour
25 g Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder
125 g Beetroot (bought pre-cooked and peeled)

Decoration:

50 g Dr. Oetker 72% Extra Dark Chocolate
Dr .Oetker Giant Chocolate Stars (2 packets)

preparation

Preparation

1

Method

Preheat the oven to 180C / 170C Fan / Gas Mark 4. Grease and Line 20cm square cake tin with non-stick baking paper. 

2

Put the Extra Dark Chocolate and the butter into a heatproof bowl, then place over a saucepan of simmering water. Allow to melt and stir until smooth. Remove from the heat and leave to cool slightly. 

3

Remove the cooked beetroot from the packaging and drain off any excess juice. Place in a blender and puree until smooth. 

4

Crack the eggs in a bowl and beat together. Add in the beetroot puree, caster sugar and Taylor & Colledge Vanilla Bean Extract. Pour into the chocolate mixture and whisk everything together. 

5

Sieve the flour and the Cocoa Powder into the chocolate mixture and stir until completely smooth. 

6

Pour the mixture into the lined cake tin. Bake for 20-25 minutes and then remove from the oven. Place on a wire rack, allowing the brownie to cool completely in the tin. Remove from the tin and cut into 4cm square pieces. 

7

To Decorate

Melt the Extra Dark Chocolate following the packet instructions. Drizzle the chocolate over each brownie. Finally to complete place a Giant Chocolate Star on top of each brownie, alternating white and milk chocolate. 

Nutritional Information for the recipe Beetroot Brownie Bites

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 494 kJ
118 kcal
1834 kJ
438 kcal
Fat 7.81 g 28.94 g
Carbohydrate 10.03 g 37.14 g
Protein 1.85 g 6.85 g
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