Chocolate Beet Cake With Coconut Pecan Frosting

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19Ingredients
70Minutes
1870Calories

Ingredients

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  • 15 ounces beets (whole, drained, save juice)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce (if you don’t have apple sauce, use 1 C oil)
  • 1/2 cup juice (from beets, I use all that's left in the can and don't measure)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 3 squares unsweetened chocolate (1 oz. each, melted)
  • 1 cup evaporated milk (or half n half)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 egg yolk (beaten)
  • 1/2 cup margarine (or butter)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
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    Directions

    1. Sift together salt, baking soda, cocoa and flour. Set aside.
    2. Place beets in blender jar and puree.
    3. Add sugar, oil, applesauce and beet juice to beets and blend.
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    NutritionView More

    1870Calories
    Sodium45% DV1080mg
    Fat177% DV115g
    Protein51% DV26g
    Carbs68% DV203g
    Fiber60% DV15g
    Calories1870Calories from Fat1040
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat115g177%
    Saturated Fat28g140%
    Trans Fat4g
    Cholesterol335mg112%
    Sodium1080mg45%
    Potassium1170mg33%
    Protein26g51%
    Calories from Fat1040
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate203g68%
    Dietary Fiber15g60%
    Sugars135g270%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C30%
    Calcium30%
    Iron60%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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