Chocolate and Beet Pie

Ananás e Hortelã
Chocolate and Beet Pie


100 grams flour
100 grams whole wheat flour
100 grams almond flour
2 tablespoons brown sugar
100 milliliters water
75 grams butter
200 grams unsweetened chocolate
75 grams butter
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
3 tablespoons water
5 eggs
200 grams brown sugar
2 beets (roasted, puréed)
50 grams flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
100 grams dried fruit (walnuts and figs, cut into pieces)


1In a bowl, combine the flours, salt and sugar. Mix well.
2Heat water and butter over medium heat until melted. Add to the flour mixture, and knead until well-mixed.
3Form a ball, wrap it in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for about fifteen minutes.
4Melt the chocolate, butter, cocoa, and water on low heat.
5Meanwhile, beat the eggs and sugar until fluffy.
6Add the melted chocolate and mix well.
7Add the beet purée and stir.
8Mix 50 grams flour, baking powder, and dried fruit and nut pieces.
9Preheat oven to 360°F.
10Remove the dough from the refrigerator.
11Roll out on a floured surface into a thin circle.
12Place the dough in a large pie pan with removable bottom, greased with butter.
13Cut off the excess dough from the edges and prick the bottom with a fork.
14Add the filling and smooth out.
15Bake until cooked. The center will be slightly damp.
16Remove from oven, let cool, and remove from pan. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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