Monday, November 17, 2008

Red Velvet Cake


2 cups gluten free flour blend
1 cup Sucanat
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp flax seeds, ground
1/3 cup water
1 tsp xanthan gum
1 cup diced beets (canned and drained; for convenience)
1 cup water
1/3 cup oil
2 tsp apple cider vinegar
2 tsp vanilla extract


1. Combine flour, sweetener, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix
well.

2. In a coffee grinder, whiz flax seeds into a meal.

3. In a blender, mix 1/3 cup water and flax meal.

4. Add beets, additional water, oil, vinegar, vanilla, and xanthan gum.

5. Pour liquid mixture into dry ingredients. Combine but do not overstir!

6. Pour into prepared cake pans.

7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 33 to 40 minutes (test for doneness).

8. Frost as desired.

1 comment:

Lavender Dreamer said...

My hubby's favorite cake! I'll have to try it! LOVE this blog! I am like you..I love to collect recipes! Especially the tried and true ones!

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