Beetroot brownies recipe

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beetroot brownies
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  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories370 Kcal19%
Sugar33.2 g37%
Fat20.4 g29%
Saturated Fat12.1 g61%
Salt0.08 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein4.8 g10%
Carbohydrates42.1 g16%
Salt0.08 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Beetroot brownies are rich and gooey, with an added earthy flavour and an extra moist texture thanks to the beetroot.

The subtle flavour of beetroot is not overpowering either in this beetroot brownies recipe and pairs perfectly with dark chocolate. This recipe makes 12 brownies and can be prepared in just 10 minutes.


  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 4 eggs
  • 125g light muscovado sugar
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 1tbsp cocoa powder
  • 200g grated beetroot




  1. To make these chocolate brownies heat the oven to 160°C. Melt the butter and dark chocolate. Whisk together the eggs and sugars until fluffy.
  2. Fold in the melted chocolate mixture, flour, cocoa and grated beetroot.
  3. Spoon into a 20cm greased and lined square tin. Bake for 35 mins, until firm, but fudgey in the middle, before cooling and cutting into squares.

Top tips for making beetroot brownies

If you can’t find light muscovado sugar, you could use golden or regular caster sugar instead.

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Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies