Chocolate and Beet Cake

by

Drop

POSTED Wed, 15 January 2020

Serves

8

Total Time

70 MINS

Calories

539

A delicate, soft chocolate cake with an all-natural deep dark color. Delicious!

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Fresh beet icon
    Fresh beet

    250 g (about 2)diced

  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate

    200 g (about 1 ¼ cups)chopped

  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter

    200 g (about ¾ cup)cubed

  • Hot coffee icon
    Hot coffee

    ¼ cup (about 67.5 g)

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour

    135 g (about 1 cups)

  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder

    3 tablespoons (about 16.65 g)

  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder

    7 g (about 1 ⅜ teaspoons)

  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk

    5 (about 100 g)

  • Egg white icon
    Egg white

    5 (about 150 g)

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    190 g (about 1 cup)

  • Freeze-dried raspberries icon
    Freeze-dried raspberries

    as neededpowdered

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 180°C
  • 2. Prepare a clean springform pan
  • 3. Add fresh beet to a clean saucepan
  • 4. Fill with water
  • 5. Boil until soft - 15 min
  • 6. Drain
  • 7. Blend until smooth
  • 8. Add dark chocolate, salted butter and hot coffee to a clean medium glass bowl
  • 9. Melt until smooth while stirring occasionally - low heat
  • 10. Add all purpose flour, cocoa powder and baking powder to a clean medium bowl
  • 11. Whisk until combined then set aside
  • 12. Transfer purée to chocolate mixture
  • 13. Mix egg yolk into the chocolate mixture
  • 14. Add egg white and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 15. Whisk until stiff peaks form
  • 16. Fold chocolate mixture into batter carefully
  • 17. Fold dry ingredients into batter
  • 18. Pour batter into springform pan
  • 19. Bake until skewer tests clean - 40 min, 180°C
  • 20. Let cool on round wire rack
  • 21. Dust with freeze-dried raspberries

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