Harvard Beet Cake

Esther Pearson

By
@ceritoo

A recipe from a friend in San Diego, Joyce with a real Texas accent.

She asked me to try a slice of her "beet" cake and little did I know it is made with beets.

My family loves it and none suspects the beets.


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Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
oil
3
eggs
2 c
sugar
2 tsp
vanilla
1 can(s)
beets, finely chopped
1/2 c
cottage cheese
1 c
crushed pineapple
1/2 c
coconut
1 c
walnut pieces
1 tsp
salt
2 1/2 c
flour
2 tsp
each - cinnamon and soda

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Blend oil, eggs and sugar. Beat well or stir well
2
Sift dry ingredients: flour,salt, baking soda, cinnamon. Add to 1st mixture. Then add rest of ingredients. Stir well.
3
Grease & flour 9 x 13 inch pan. I use parchment paper.
Bake 350 degrees 45 to 50 minutes. Cool and frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.
4
Cream Cheese frosting:
3/4 cup or 6 oz. cream cheese
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar. Beat all together and spread on cooled cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes