Chocolate-Beet Brownies


  • Makes9 brownies
Chocolate-Beet Brownies

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Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 225 g chopped semi-sweet chocolate

  • 1/2 cup canola oil

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 tsp vanilla

  • 2 cups peeled and grated raw beets


  • WHISK flour with cocoa powder and salt in a medium bowl.

  • MICROWAVE chocolate in a small bowl until melted, about 1 min. Stir in canola oil until smooth.

  • WHISK eggs with granulated sugar and vanilla in a large bowl.

  • WHISK in chocolate mixture, then fold in flour mixture and 2 cups grated beets until just combined. Scrape into an oiled 8 × 8-in. metal baking pan.

  • BAKE at 325F until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean, 45 to 50 min. Cool on a rack before cutting into squares.

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