Beet Mini Cakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Beet Mini Cakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
50 min.
Preparation
Calories:
416
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie416 kcal(20 %)
Protein4.71 g(5 %)
Fat29.21 g(25 %)
Carbohydrates34.54 g(23 %)
Sugar added22.36 g(89 %)
Roughage0.24 g(1 %)
Vitamin A283.44 mg(35,430 %)
Vitamin D0.5 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E2.03 mg(17 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.19 mg(17 %)
Niacin1.43 mg(12 %)
Vitamin B₆0.03 mg(2 %)
Folate47.86 μg(16 %)
Pantothenic acid0.23 mg(4 %)
Biotin0.55 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.41 μg(14 %)
Vitamin C0.42 mg(0 %)
Potassium84.57 mg(2 %)
Calcium76.32 mg(8 %)
Magnesium7.27 mg(2 %)
Iron0.72 mg(5 %)
Iodine15 μg(8 %)
Zinc0.26 mg(3 %)
Saturated fatty acids17.43 g
Cholesterol120.66 mg
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Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
1 ¼ cups
cooked Beets (vacuum packed)
¾ cup
superfine caster sugar
¾ cup
3
large eggs (separated)
1 ¼ cups
For the cream cheese topping
½ cup
1.333 cups
1 cup
1 teaspoon
How healthy are the main ingredients?
eggcream cheese

Preparation steps

1.

For the cupcakes: preheat the oven to 350°F. Place paper liners in a 12 hole muffin tin.

2.
Put the beetroot into a food processor or blender and blend to a puree. Set aside.
3.
Beat the sugar and butter in a mixing bowl until light and creamy. Add the egg yolks, flour, pureed beetroot and vanilla and beat until smooth.
4.
In a clean bowl, whisk the egg whites until fairly stiff. Beat a large spoonful of egg white into the beetroot mixture until blended, then gradually fold in the remaining egg whites until incorporated.
5.

Spoon into the paper liners and bake for 20 minutes until risen and springy to the touch. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes and then place on a wire rack to cool completely.

6.
For the cream cheese frosting: beat the butter until soft, then beat in the cheese until blended. Sift in the icing sugar and stir in the vanilla until smooth.
7.
Spoon into a piping bag and pipe a generous swirl on top of each cake.