Blood Orange Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

for the candied orange slices
2 blood oranges
2 navel oranges
2 cups of water
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup dark chocolate

for the cake
3/4 cup brewed coffee
1/2 cup blood orange juice, about 3 oranges
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla

for the blood orange syrup
1 blood orange
1/2 cup water
2 tbsps sugar

for the dark chocolate frosting
1 1/2 cups unsalted butter
3 3/4 cups powdered sugar
3/4 cups cocoa powder
3-4 tbs heavy cream
1/2 cup dark chocolate, melted
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

for the dark chocolate ganache
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup dark chocolate

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