20 April 2016

Torta Cioccolato e Barbabietola Re-Cake (Chocolate Beetroot Cake) Torta de chocolate y beterraga




Re-Cake 2.0  April

Torta Cioccolato e Barbabietola











Recipe in Italian















Chocolate Beetroot Cake 

Ingredients

For the cake

200 g of dark chocolate (70%)
4 tablespoons of hot espresso
200 g of cubed butter
135 g all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 tablespoonscocoa
5 eggs
(separating yolks from egg whites)
200 g of sugar
250 g of cooked and reduced beet puree

For the butter cream chocolate
300 g powdered sugar
150 g butter softened
100 ml cream
50 g cocoa powder

For the chocolate glaze
200 g dark chocolate (70%)
200 ml heavy cream
4 tablespoons maple syrup
(or corn syrup)

Method

Heat the oven to 180°C. Take two pan or one of 20 cm in diameter with parchment paper.
Melt chocolate in a double boiler, taking care that the water does not end up in the chocolate.
Pour the espresso into the melted chocolate, stir and add the butter cubes and mix until melted butter. remove from heat and let cool slightly.
Sift flour with baking baking powder and cocoa.
In another bowl beat the egg whites until stiff, add the sugar and beat again .
Join yolks and puree beets and chocolate and mix well.

Add the egg whites until stiff, stirring gently from bottom to top and mixing slowly.
Add the flour mixture and  incorporate to the batter.
Pour into prepared cake tins (I use one) and bake for 30 minutes or until, by inserting one toothpick into thecenter of the cake  comes out clean and dry.
Remove from oven and let cool.

Chocolate butter  cream
Beat the icing sugar with butter, add the cream and beat until everything is blended, then stir in cocoa.
Divide the cake in two and spread the chocolate cream and cover with the other part.

Icing

Heat the dark chocolate with the cream and syrup in a saucepan, over low heat, stirring constantly until thick and be shiny.
Cover the cake with this icing and garnish with chopped pistacchios,some berries  or  dry rosebuds.





















En español

Torta de chocolate y beterraga
















79 comments:

  1. Love the look of it and the fact that extra goodness is packed inside...yum!

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  2. una torta deliziosa Gloria, un bacione !

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  3. wow...incredibilmente deliziosa e che bella che è :)
    Un bacio

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  4. una torta deliziosa Gloria, un bacione !

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  5. I've always wanted to try Beetroot Cake Gloria especially when cocoa is added. This recipe also has espresso which probably brings it to a whole new level!

    Your cake looks absolutely delicious Gloria. Please pardon my fingers but I just had to take a pinkie of that frosting, oh my word!!!

    Thank you so much for sharing, Gloria:)

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  6. Que tarta mas apetecible de chocolate, me da ganas de darle un buen bocado ñan ñannnn.Bs y buenas noches.

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  7. Wow...what a gorgeous cake! I've made a chocolate beet cake before...wonderful, moist and so good!
    Yours looks like a wedding cake...wouldn't that be pretty for a small wedding?

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    1. Yes I think the same Betsy and is delicious !

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  8. Gloria, I have never ever even heard of beetroot cake! I'll have to share this recipe with my better half as she loves beets per se and she'll really be curious about this creation... Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  9. That's a stunning creation, Gloria.

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  10. Beetroot gives a lovely texture to the cake... I have baked with it a couple of times and totally love it!

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    1. Yes Rafee I love too , is delicious and moist!!

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  11. looks so delicious....the colour looks superb..feel like having one slice now

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  12. Buonissima e bellissima!
    Un abbraccio e buona giornata

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  13. SO beautiful, Gloria!! This is one fabulous chocolate treat!!! xo

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  14. Looks rich and delicious!

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  15. Your cake looks wonderful, I like very much the roses and pistachios on it! Bravissima!!! <3 Besitos

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  16. Davvero deliziosa e golosissima!!!! Bravissima Gloria <3

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  17. Sure looks like a cake they'd serve at some fancy place indeed

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  18. Almost too pretty to eat... almost.

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    1. Thanks Pam :) :)
      They ate all the same haha!

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  19. mai usata la barbabietola per i dolci. sembra deliziosa questa torta, mi hai messo una gran curiosità :) un bacione, buona serata

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  20. This cake looks absolutely gorgeous and delicious! I've been wanting to try baking cakes with beetroot but never have the courage to... I hope I can give yours a try soon!

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    1. I think you would like and is a wonderful recipe Jasline!

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  21. Sembra davvero deliziosa, brava Gloria!!!
    Un bacione

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  22. E' stupenda, Gloria, deve essere buonissima! Complimenti e un bacio grande! <3 :**

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    1. Grazie Vale, tu sei un tesoro, Un bacio cara, <3 <3

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  23. Que apetecible Gloria!! y con remolacha... debe estar delicioso. Besos

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    1. Gracias Rosana la mezcla chocolate y remolacha queda super buena . !

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  24. Wow, that looks pretty fancy, with all those ingredients!

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    1. ah haha you always find my plates pretty fancy, but really David are so good too, has to be pretty an delicious !xo

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  25. I've not tried baking with beets yet but your cake has given me some beautiful inspiration! I love the rose petals and pistachio garnish. So pretty! xo

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    1. Thanks Susan, Yes I love these rose buds always !! and pistacchios and delicious!

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  26. Conosco questo golosissimo dolce... complimenti Gloria, molto invitante!!!!

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  27. Che bella questa ricetta Gloria! Non ho mai provato con la barbabietola.. interessante!

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  28. I gave you a shout-out today and now realize your kitchen isn't in Santiago....

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    1. why ?? I live in Calera de Tango about 1/2 hour from Santiago.
      Im a country girl lol

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  29. So very pretty. The top is exquisite!

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  30. This looks so beautiful! I have never had anything like it before and I am very curious to know what it tastes like now! Thanks for sharing!
    ~Jess

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    1. Really tasted so good because beets are sweets and go well with chocolate :)

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  31. Years ago I did a chocolate beet cake that was not so successful. I really shouldn't give up, should I! The rose buds are spectacular on top of yours!

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    1. Thanks Inger :)
      I think you would love this cake with chocolate and beets !

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  32. I have never thought of adding beets to a chocolate cake. Sounds interesting and delicious. Your cake looks beautiful. I love the rose buds on top!

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    1. Thanks Dawn really tasted so good !
      I love these rosebuds, my daugther bought for me :)

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  33. I love the idea of using beets with the chocolate to make a cake. Sounds wonderful!

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  34. What a beautiful, festive cake!

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  35. I read the recipe carefully to see whether you did indeed have beets in the cake and you did :-) It looks scrumptious.
    Amalia
    xo

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    1. Of course dear ! The recipe was with beets and the twins loved :))

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  36. Dear Gloria, What a beautiful cake. Tammy would love everything about this cake. I would love it too!
    I hope all is well. Blessings dear. xo Catherine

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    1. Thanks Catherine. And thanks by stopping by :)
      Hugs to Tammy xoxoxo

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