Chocolate, Beetroot and Pear Brownies

Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 25 minutes Serves: 24 Print


  • 220g McDougalls Plain Flour
  • 12g Baking powder
  • 170g Caster sugar
  • 60g McDougalls Cocoa Powder
  • 170g Cooked beetroot, finely grated
  • 6 Eggs
  • 130ml Vegetable oil
  • 2 Pears, peeled cored and sliced


Please check the ingredients declaration on the products you use making this recipe.
Cereals containing gluten


  1. Pre heat the oven to 180°C, 350°F, gas mark 4.
  2. Line a DS tin with greaseproof paper.
  3. Mix together the McDougalls Plain Flour, baking powder, sugar and McDougalls Cocoa Powder in a bowl. (The dry ingredients).
  4. In another bowl, mix together the beetroot, eggs and oil. (The wet ingredients).
  5. Mix together the wet and dry ingredients until smooth. Do not over beat the mixture.
  6. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking tin. Arrange the sliced pears on top and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean from the middle of the tray.
  7. Cool, portion, and serve.
This can also be served as a pudding with custard. The beetroot can be bought in cooked and vac packed or prepared on site.
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