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Baked With Love

Decorating baked goods food safety tips

  • Use pasteurized egg whites for frostings and icings to decrease the risk of illness
  • Wash hands often and avoid licking fingers when handling/decorating baked goods.
  • Baked goods have been linked to norovirus and staph aureus outbreaks.

Healthy brownie alternative recipe using local produce

Beets are in season in North Carolina from October to December

  • 2 large cooked beets (use in-season local produce or 1 14-oz can beets,
    Rinsed and drained)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick) melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tbs. Cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees. Coat a 9-inch square baking dish with
    Cooking spray.
  2. Smash beets until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together butter and sugar in a bowl until smooth. Add vanilla, then
    Whisk in eggs, one at a time, stir in beets.
  4. Whisk together flour and cocoa powder in a separate bowl. Fold flour Mixture into beet mixture until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes
    Out almost clean, cool, then cut into 16 squares

-recipe from faithful familes

Please feel free to contact Sarah Sowders at (252)426-5428 or at sahesing@ncsu.edu if you have any questions.

Have a safe and happy holiday season!