Beetroot and Chocolate CupCakes!

Beetroot and Chocolate CupCakes! What a combination!

A little healthy and a little naughty.

These cupcakes were filled with the nutritional value of beetroot, raw caster sugar, dark chocolate and eggs. And unfortunately the bad aka a standard cupcake mixture with a few extra bits.

On a scale of 1 (awful) to 10 (great) I would rate this recipe a 9 out of 10.

The texture was light and fluffy. The colour was deep red, which almost resembled a red velvet cupcake. The smell was AMAZING- it was like sweet and savory, almost like a muffin. The chocolate icing on top of the cupcake gave it that extra bit of sweetness which I loved.

So where did the recipe lose 1 point? The taste of the beetroot was a little to strong (for me personally). However whoever tried my cupcakes said that the taste wasn’t that strong. So it was probably just me.

DO NOT EAT IF YOU DON’T LIKE BEETROOT.

Also finely grating 3 beetroot bulbs took a while. If I were to make these delicious cupcakes again (highly likely) I think I would try the food processor. Saving myself some time

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Why cake decorating?

First time blogger!

So why cake decorating? Because it’s so much fun.

As most of you know I am a scientist but during my spare time I love baking and decorating cakes.

If I didn’t become a scientist I would have pursuit a career in hospitality, in particular patisserie. Creating special and unique things out of sweets and chocolates is not only delicious but rewarding.

I started my facebook page a while ago so people could see the array of work I do, however I found it hard to communicate about the good and bad I experienced while creating my delicious items.

So please stay tuned. A special treat is not far away 🙂