Beet-Chocolate Cupcakes

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We took a cue from Victorian-era cakes which sometimes used beets for their natural sweetness and moisture.

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from Nutritious Delicious

SERVES Makes 12 cupcakes

TIME 1¼ hours, plus 1¼ hours cooling

Beet-Chocolate Cupcakes
Nutritious Delicious

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from Nutritious Delicious

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Whole-wheat flour underscored the beets' delicate earthiness. Instead of a sugar-laden frosting, we opted for a lightly sweetened Greek yogurt-based frosting, whose cooling tang paired perfectly with the cupcakes' deep chocolate flavor.

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