Tuesday, May 19, 2009

When life hands you vegetables, make cake!

When our family joined a CSA this year, I never pictured myself baking a cake from our shares.

beet cake

But, in our box this week…BEETS!

{For the rest of the story, please visit my post over at Blissfully Delish! See you there!}

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5 comments:

  1. Beets, huh??? I'll have to look into this!!! Very nice and have fun w/ Blissfully Domestic, that's very fun!

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  2. I Beet this tastes great! Congratulations on your contribution, Bridget :)

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  3. I made this cake last weekend with all three cups of beets. While it was good...I could definitely taste the beets. My hubby didn't enjoy it but I have continued to eat it not minding the taste too much. I definitely would like to try it again with substituting half the beets for carrots. Did you taste the beets in the cake when you made it?

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  4. Lyndsi...ours did not taste like beets...it was more like a carrot cake or zucchini bread. I did use 1/2 carrots, so maybe that was the reason. The beets were also raw in the recipe, but that might not have been stated clearly.

    I hope if you try it again, your husband likes it better. My 10-year-old liked it, so that was the true test for me. He even KNEW it had beets in it and liked it anyway. ;)

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  5. Bridget, I will definitely try it again with half carrots this time! I'm glad to hear that yours didn't have a beet taste =) I did use raw beets...and it was by no means a bad cake. I gave some to a friend who liked the taste of beets. I just can't get my husband to eat it unless I hide it a bit better =)

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