Beetroot & Chocolate Pink Dust Cupcakes

 Do you like chocolate?
And what about beetroot?
Well, I love them both so that is why I combined them into this super sweet cupcake recipe!

I have chosen some pink icing and pink dust so they looked really pretty!

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Get creative and decorate them as you wish – I was even thinking to decorate them with some beetroot but to be honest, didn’t have the time.
Next time I will though!

Anyway, no matter how you decorate them, they will still be delicious!

Here are the ingredients.


  • 1 beetroot, boiled and mashed
  • 220g/8oz flour
  • 200g/7oz sugar
  • 120ml/half a cup sunflower oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 4-5 heaped tbsp good quality unsweetened cocoa
  • 1tbsp baking powder
  • 1tbsp salt

For decoration:

  • pink icing
  • pink dust


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/374°F.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  3. Add the oil and eggs and mix well.
  4. Add the mashed beetroot. Mix gently. 
  5. Spray a cupcake baking tray with some sunflower oil. 
  6. Pour in the cupcake mixture and bake for about 35-40 minutes or until ready.
  7. Leave to cool down and decorate!

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Tip: Use some extra beetroot to decorate the cupcakes!