Beetroot and Chocolate Chip Muffins

If you got this far you must be intrigued. This is not a classic, not your typical recipe, not your average combination of ingredients but it can absolutely become a staple in your home. Don’t be shy and try these beetroot and chocolate chip muffins.

Red muffin in a brown cupcake case with a red bow


  • 250g beetroot
  • 3 eggs
  • 200ml sunflower oil
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 180g self raising flour
  • 75g cocoa powder
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 60g chocolate chips


  1. Cook and peel the beetroot (or buy ready to use) and puree.
  2. Preheat oven to 190°C / Fan Oven 170°C / 375°F / Gas Mark 5.
  3. Line your muffin tin with muffin cases.
  4. Mix together the beetroot, eggs, sunflower oil and vanilla extract.
  5. Sieve in the flour, cocoa and baking powder.
  6. Add the caster sugar and mix well.
  7. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  8. Spoon the mixture into the cases.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes on the middle rack.
  10. Remove from the oven and leave to cool.
  11. Enjoy!

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