10 Ways to Use Beets in Your Sweets Slideshow
October 23, 2015
10 Ways to Use Beets in Your Sweets
You can capitalize on beets’ bright, beautiful, vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows to color your red velvet cakes the natural way (hint: beets are perfect for vegan and all-natural products bakers), or replace some of the refined sugar with sweet beet purée.
Surprise guests at your holiday parties with your outside-the-box seasonal desserts. You can serve this delicious beet sorbet on its own or as an accompaniment to a vanilla bean panna cotta. Try adding sugary sweet beets to your fall candies, as in this recipe for creamy smooth caramels. Also, you can sneak in nutrient-rich beet purée to your favorite brownie recipe or chocolate cake.
This delicious root vegetable isn’t just for the goat cheese and beet salads (although, we like those, too), which is why we have rounded up 10 creative ways to use beets in your sweets this fall.
Cacao Cupcakes with Cashew Butter Icing
These cacao cupcakes are the perfect health-conscious sweet to serve when you are trying to keep an eye on your health during the holidays.
Chocolate Beet Pudding Cake
This decadent chocolate beet pudding cake is the perfect after dinner treat. Drizzle this cake with caramel sauce or crème anglaise.
Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cupcakes with Goat Cheese Icing
You can stick to your paleo diet and still snack on these tasty gluten-free red velvet cupcakes. The goat cheese icing is lower in fat than the usually cream cheese icing.
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream
Skip the artificial dye by using vibrant, red beets to color your red velvet cupcakes. The sweet cakes and citrus-flavored buttercream make this red velvet recipe a must-have treat.