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Beet powder is made from ripe red beets that are cooked, peeled, sliced, dried and then ground. It is extremely rich in iron, potassium, niacin, Vitamins A & C and many other minerals. It has a mild beet flavor.
It can be used as a natural colorant, beet powder works well in frostings, cookies, pastas, cakes, candies, sauces and lots of other foods. You can create a light pink to a deep red color by varying the quantity of powder you use.