Our Beet Powder is a fine, deeply pigmented purplish-red powder made by grinding dried beets. It is mild and sweet with an earthy flavor.
Mix beet powder into flour mixture before adding wet ingredients, about 1/2 ounce for every pound of flour.
Beets, calcium stearate (anti-caking agent).
Beets are any of the cultivated varieties of beetroot grown for their edible taproots and, to a lesser degree, their leaves. Beetroot is a rich source of potent antioxidants and nutrients, including iron, magnesium, potassium and vitamin C.
Beet juice has been shown to lower blood pressure and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and help prevent cardiovascular issues. Beets are also good for maintaining healthy kidney and liver function.
Beet Powder can be used to create color from light pink to deep red in baked goods, frostings, sauces, soups, pastas and more. With mild thickening properties, it can also add body to sauces and soups.
Red velvet cake is a delicious Southern tradition, originally getting its red hue from the natural reaction between unprocessed cocoa powder and an acid such as vinegar or lemon juice. Throughout time, the addition of beets or food coloring became popular to enhance the cake's color - making it a perfect application for our all-natural Beet Powder.