Chocolate-Beet Cakes with Candied Beets and Rose Petals

Chocolate-Beet Cakes with Candied Beets and Rose Petals
Chocolate-Beet Cakes with Candied Beets and Rose Petals
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    Try this mouthwatering chocolate-beet cake, from chef Johnny Iuzzini's "Dessert FourPlay," for an unforgettable Valentine's Day dessert.

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups Johnny Iuzzini's Simple Syrup
    • 2 bunches assorted baby beets (red, golden, and candy-striped), peeled and sliced 1/8-inch thick (preferably on a mandoline)
    • Sugar, for coating
    • 3 large beets
    • Coarse salt
    • Unsalted butter, for pan
    • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, plus more for pan
    • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 large egg
    • 6 tablespoons grapeseed oil
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped and melted
    • 18 ounces fresh raspberries
    • 1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 3/4 teaspoon powdered apple pectin
    • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
    • Johnny Iuzzini's Vanilla Whipped Cream
    • Crystallized Rose Petals

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
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    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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