Blush Cake


  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated cooked red beets
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  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup milk


Combine flour, sugar, cocoa and baking powder in a large bowl. Set aside. With an electric mixer, beat eggs, beets, honey, vanilla, butter and milk in another bowl. Add dry ingredients to egg mixture and beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into a greased 8 inch square cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 40 minutes.

Cream Cheese Frosting:


  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar


Blend cream cheese with milk and vanilla. Gradually add sugar. Beat until smooth. If too thick, add more milk, one teaspoon at a time. When cake has has cooled completely, spread on frosting. Serves 12.

By Robin from Washington, IA


April 1, 20060 found this helpful

What size package of chream cheese should I use?

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