Beet Cake

  • Yield: 12 servings


1cup oil
1/2cup butter or margarine
3-- eggs
2cups sugar
2 1/2cups flour
2teaspoons cinnamon
2teaspoons baking soda
2teaspoons baking powder
1teaspoon salt
1cup drained crushed pineapple
1cup diced beets, undrained
1/2cup cottage cheese
1cup chopped walnuts
1cup coconut
2teaspoons vanilla
8ounces softened cream cheese
1/4cup butter or margarine, softened
1box powdered sugar
1teaspoon vanilla
1cup chopped walnuts


Melt together oil and butter.  Beat eggs and sugar; add oil mixture and beat well.  Add flour, cinnamon, soda, baking powder and salt.  Fold in pineapple, beets, cottage cheese, walnuts, coconut, and vanilla.  Bake in greased and floured 9 x 13 pan at 350 degrees about 45 – 50 minutes or until cake tests done. 

Frosting: Mix cream cheese and butter until blended; add powdered sugar in intervals; add vanilla.  Frost cake, sprinkle with chopped walnuts.