Beetroot and Chocolate muffins

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225g                       beetroot.

75g                         cocoa powder

175g                       plain flour

2tsp                       baking powder

225g                      sugar

3                           eggs

3 ½ foz                  oil

3 ½ foz                  Apple juice

Pre heat oven to 180 ⁰c , Gas Mark 4.

Wrap the beetroot loosely in foil and set aside for about 30 mins. Allow to cool then peel and chop roughly.

Turn the oven up to 200 ⁰c gas 6.

Sift the Cocoa, flour, baking powder and sugar into a bowl.

Put the eggs, beetroot, oil and apple juice in a blender until smooth.

Add the beetroot puree to the dry mixture and mix well.

Divide mixture between muffin cases and bake for 20-25 mins

 

Freezes well.

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