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Holiday Chocolate Cake

Makes: 12 servings
Prep 20 mins Cool 10 mins Bake 350°F 50 mins
Holiday Chocolate Cake
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  cups  drained canned beets
  • 3  eggs
  • 1 1/2  cups  sugar
  • 1  cup  oil
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 1 3/4  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup  cocoa
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  baking soda
  • 1/4  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 2  teaspoons  vanilla
  • 3  teaspoons  red food coloring
  • 2 1/2  cups  sifted powdered sugar
  • 3 1/2  teaspoons  milk
  • 1 1/2  tablespoons  shortening
  • 1  tablespoon  corn syrup
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1  teaspoon  butter flavoring
  •  Almond extract
Directions

1. Puree drained beets using a blender. Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Mix well, and pour into a 10-inch fluted tube pan or 13x9-inch cake pan.

2. Bake at 350 degrees F until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean (50 minutes for tube pan and 35 minutes or cake pan). Let stand in tube pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on a wire rack. Makes 12 servings.

3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine powdered sugar, milk, shortening, corn syrup, vanilla, butter flavoring, and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Frost cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts (Holiday Chocolate Cake)
  • Servings Per Recipe 12,
  • cal. (kcal) 484,
  • Fat, total (g) 24,
  • chol. (mg) 59,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 64,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 5,
  • vit. A (RE) 31,
  • vit. C (mg) 2,
  • sodium (mg) 345,
  • calcium (mg) 81,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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