Apple Beet Cupcakes with Caramel Beet Frosting

 

With this months Kosher Connection link-up being root vegetables, I knew right away that I would be using beets! I really hated beets growing up but I’ve learned to love them as an adult. Bee…

What you will need

APPLE BEET CUPCAKES:

1 medium red beet, roasted (wrap in foil, roast at 350 degrees F for 1 hour and peel)

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup cake flour

½ cup light brown sugar

2 tsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt

6 Tbsp unsalted margarine, room temperature

1 Granny Smith apple

CARAMEL BEET FROSTING

CARAMEL BEET FROSTING:

6 oz. caramel (use this homemade recipe and leave out the peanut butter)

1 cup unsalted margarine, room temperature

2½ cups powdered sugar

¼ cup beet juice (can use water from candied beets chips- recipe below)

CANDIED BEET CHIPS

CANDIED BEET CHIPS:

½ cup sugar

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