Beet Bread

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Beetroot bread is not a bread that is so famous or commonly made, but those who have never tried this delight couldn't be missing out on more. This bread is peculiar, since its main ingredient is, as the name implies, beets. 

With its strong, dark purple color, it gives the bread a special appearance, with a slightly reddish color that no other bread has, in addition to having a sublime taste and texture. In our recipe, however, we took this peculiar delight and made it with a special touch, lactose-free for those intolerant or vegans. 

Beetroot bread is also a great option if you want a homemade and healthy bread for your breakfast or afternoon, besides being very different and a special attraction when you have visitors, right? If you're interested, follow the step-by-step instructions for our lactose-free recipe below.

Beetroot Bread Recipe


  • 1/3 cup (tea) of rice flour; 
  • 1/3 cup (tea) of corn starch; 
  • 1/3 cup (tea) beet flour (beet powder); 
  • 2 tablespoons of virgin olive oil; 
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar; 
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt. 

Method of preparation:

In a container, mix the dry ingredients (minus the yeast), add the liquids (add the water little by little, you may not need to use everything). Finally, add the yeast and mix gently until obtaining a homogeneous and firm mixture. Distribute the dough in molds (can be cupcake) and take it to the preheated oven at 220° for about 25 minutes.

What are the benefits of beets?

Beetroot is a vegetable that causes different reactions in the kitchen. It is extremely rich in sugar and iron, making it a great fighter against anemia. However, its taste and smell can be a little too much for many and it is considered a vegetable that is more difficult to eat, but when made right or applied to other foods, such as our lactose-free beet bread, beets become delicious even for those who doubt it. 

Beetroot is rich in several vitamins and is considered a great option for post-workout meals. It is also able to improve your memory, bowel function and even prevent hypertension. In addition to all this, the beet flour used in this recipe gives your bread a special color that will impress everyone.

Now that you've learned how to make this delicious Beetroot Bread, how about getting to know other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.

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