Beetroot Brownies

A chocolate treat using your beets!

  • Beetroot Brownies


  • 2-3 medium size beetroot, cooked, peeled and chopped
  • 60g Cocoa powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 100g self raising flour, preferably wholemeal
  • Tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 75g dark chocolate, chopped up
  • 1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  • 100g of chopped dates
  • Cup of water
  • Optional extras - you can add berries or crushed nuts

Please note that our recipes are an approximate guideline - Quantities along with ingredients are totally adaptable to suit personal taste, consistency and density as well as portion sizes.


Pre-heat your oven to 180c

Grease or line a rectangular or square tin with greaseproof baking paper

Mix the beetroot, eggs, cocoa powder, oil and dates in a bowl or a food mixer

Add the flour, cinnamon, bicarbonate of soda and blend until mixed well and combined

Add water if need be, stir in the chocolate 

Add the mixture to the tin and spread out evenly 

Bake for approx 20 minutes until the mix has risen and firm/bouncy to touch

Cut into portion sizes when cooled and serve with cream, icecream or a healthier option of Greek/plain yoghurt

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