Beet-Red Velvet Cupcakes

Beet Red Velvet Cupcakes
Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 4 min Cook Time 25 min Rest Time 5 min Total Time 34 mins
Servings: 14
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This nutritious snack is filled with essential vitamins and minerals without losing that delicious red velvet flavor.



Beet Cream Cheese Frosting (Optional)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. In a large bowl, sift and combine dry ingredients: all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients: eggs, low-fat milk, honey, oil, roasted beet, and vanilla extract.

  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet and mix.

  5. Pour about 1/3 cup of the mixture into lined muffin tins and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

  6. Cool completely before adding frosting.

Beet Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Place all the ingredients in a mixer and beat on medium to high speed until fluffy.

  2. Spread on cupcakes and serve with a cup of low-fat milk. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cupcake

Servings 14

Amount Per Serving
Calories 171kcal
Calories from Fat 8kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.3g10%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 150mg7%
Potassium 156mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 25.7g9%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g3%
Sugars 11.6g
Protein 3.49g7%

Vitamin A IU
Vitamin C mg
Calcium 5 mg
Iron 6 mg
Vitamin D 58 IU
Vitamin E IU
Vitamin K mcg
Thiamin mg
Riboflavin mg
Niacin mg
Vitamin B6 mg
Folate mcg
Vitamin B12 mcg
Biotin mcg
Pantothenic Acid mg
Phosphorus mg
Iodine g
Magnesium mmol
Zinc mcg
Selenium mg
Copper mg
Manganese mg
Chromium mcg
Molybdenum mg
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost/serving: $0.16

Note: The cost are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

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Keywords: Beets, cupcakes, red velvet
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