Spread jam between the layers and decorate with powdered sugar, for a fat free, cholesterol free birthday!
Step 1: Ingredients and equipment
1/2 to 1 cup apple sauce
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour (alternate: 1 cup whole wheat & 1/2 cup white flour)
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp cornstarch
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cinnamon
You will need a blender or a hand held stick blender like the one in the picture.
Step 2: Instructions
Preheat oven to 325°F
Put pureed beets into large measuring cup and mix in enough apple sauce to get 2 cups of beet and apple puree. Add vanilla, vinegar, and 2 tbsp water.
Sift all the dry ingredients together then combine with the beet mixture.
Pour in a greased 9" by 13" pan or two 8" round layer pans and bake for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick pricked into the center of the cake comes out clean.