Carrot-Beet Cake with Sour Cream Sorbet and Carrot & Beet Chips Garnish

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The Dessert Architect

By Robert Wemischner

Published 2009

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Carrot and beet cakes with sour cream sorbet, carrot and beet plating sauces, and carrot and beet chips as garnish. With their inherent sweetness, root vegetables cross over from the savory side of the kitchen to the sweet pantry with ease. This dessert illustrates that when properly treated, vegetables have a place in the dessert maker’s arsenal of ingredients. Unlike the standard quick-bread formula, which can often yield a cake that is dense and leaden, this variation on that theme is en