harvard beet cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Esther Pearson
from LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ

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.

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 1 Hr 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For harvard beet cake

  • 1/2 c
    oil
  • 3
    eggs
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 can
    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
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How To Make harvard beet cake

  • 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.

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