Before the advent of food coloring, the well-known “superfood” beets were added to provide the distinctive vibrant color to red velvet cupcakes. This lighter version is as equally as moist and delicious.
Using cocoa powder in baking is nothing new, but olive oil? Believe it or not, this cake is very good! The use of yogurt keeps it moist. Sprinkle with powdered sugar instead of a super-sweet icing, and serve with berries for an antioxidant-loaded dessert!
This is a great edible craft to do with kids of all ages! It makes a beautiful appetizer or centerpiece for your holiday table and, because your children can help you make it, they will be more likely to eat it!