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Valentine’s Beetroot Brownies

It’s best not to think of these as brownies, but once you get past any initial preconceptions of what you think a brownie should be, these are fabulous, fudgy and most importantly, pink. Make these for that special lad, lady, or flatmate in your life. Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease and line a 25x18cm, 5cm deep baking dish. Prepare 450g of beetroots (about 5 medium beetroots) by boiling for 15-20 mins, draining and running under a cold tap to slide their skins off. Puree in a food processor (not with a hand blender – as this recipe writer found – unless you prefer your kitchen units, clothes and face artfully stained pink). Add three large eggs, 200g of caster...

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