Chocolate and Beetroot Muffins

Chocolate and Beetroot Muffins

From   K for Kids

Prep: 40 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Fusion

The beetroot lends its beautiful red colour to these delicious muffins


  • Dark chocolate, cut into cubes 250 gms
  • Beetroot, grated 1 cup
  • All-purpose flour 2½ cups
  • Cocoa powder ½ cup
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Butter 75 gms
  • Eggs 2
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Yogurt 4 tbsps
  • Milk ½ cup
  • Topping
  • Chocolate frosting as required
  • Chocolate chips as required
  • Candies as required


  • To make the muffins, preheat the oven to 190 º C. Line each dent in a muffin tray with paper cases.
  • Sieve flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder together into a bowl.
  • Take chocolate and butter in another bowl and melt on a double boiler or in the microwave.
  • Whisk eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl till creamy. Add the chocolate mixture, yogurt and milk and mix well.
  • Add flour mixture and fold in well. Add grated beetroot and mix well.
  • Spoon this into the paper cases in the muffin tray, keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes or till just springy to the touch.
  • Take the tray out of the oven and set aside to cool.
  • Put the chocolate frosting in a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle and pipe chocolate frosting on top of each muffin, garnish with chocolate chips and candies and serve.