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Buckwheat/ Kuttu atta , Chocolate & beetroot cake

Buckwheat/ Kuttu atta , Chocolate & beetroot cake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 45

Total Time : 55


Serves 6

  • Buckwheat flour/kuttu atta 170 gms

  • Beetroot grated 120 gms

  • Cocoa Powder 25 gms

  • Dates pitted and chopped 50 gms

  • Eggs 3 nos

  • Coconut Oil 125 ml

  • Baking powder 2 tsp

  • Honey 100 ml

  • Vanilla Essence 2 tsp

  • Salt 1/4 tsp

  • For chocolate glaze : Cocoa powder 15 gms

  • Honey 50 ml

  • Coconut oil melted 10 ml


  • 01

    Preheat oven to 180 degree. Grease a 7-inch round cake pan. Dust it with some cocoa powder.

  • 02

    In a small bowl, sift the buckwheat flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa powder together.

  • 03

    Combine coconut oil, honey, chopped dates and dark chocolate in a large saucepan. Warm the mixture over very gentle heat and stir till the chocolate melts.

  • 04

    Turn off the heat. Add the grated beetroot. Mix well. Let the mixture cool a bit and then beat in the eggs and vanilla.

  • 05

    Stir in the dry ingredients, mix until you get a thick batter. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.Turn out on a cake rack to cool.

  • 06

    For the glaze: Mix all three ingredients in a small bowl till thick and glossy. Taste and adjust for sweetness. Pour over the cooled cake. Sprinkle some nuts, seeds and cocoa powder.    



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