Orange Polenta Cake | How to make Orange Polenta Cake

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ByRuchira Hoon
Created on 29th Dec 2015
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    Created on 29th Dec 2015

About Orange Polenta Cake

A typical Italian cake, polenta or corn meal and almond give it a crumbly texture whereas the lemon just brightens up the cake completely.

Orange Polenta Cake, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Orange Polenta Cake is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Orange Polenta Cake has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Ruchira Hoon is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Orange Polenta Cake, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Orange Polenta Cake. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Ruchira Hoon. The recipe of Orange Polenta Cakeis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Orange Polenta Cake is 35 minute. This recipe of Orange Polenta Cake is perfect to serve 10. Orange Polenta Cake is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time35mins
  • Serves10People
Orange Polenta Cake

Ingredients to make Orange Polenta Cake

  • 300 grams butter
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • For the lemon icing:
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 150 grams polenta or corn meal
  • 300 grams almond meal
  • For the topping:
  • 3 oranges, zested and juiced
  • 300 grams sugar
  • 250 grams icing sugar

How to make Orange Polenta Cake

  1. In a large bowl mix the sugar and orange zest together by hand until the sugar is wet and fragrant. Add in the butter and whisk until pale yellow.
  2. Measure out the dry ingredients in another bowl - the almond meal, polenta, salt and baking powder. Keep aside.
  3. Separate the egg yolks and the whites. Whisk the whites until stiff. Add a pinch of salt to it. Keep aside.
  4. To the butter mix add the egg yolks, lemon juice and orange juice. Whisk well. Add in all the dry ingredients and whisk until just mixed.
  5. Cut and fold the egg whites into this cake until most of the egg is mixed in without losing air.
  6. Line a baking tin with butter paper and pour the cake into it. Bake for 35 minutes at 185 degree centigrade.
  7. Once the cake is baked, remove and cool. Make the lemon icing by mixing the lemon juice with icing sugar. Pour over the cake. Grate some zest on top and serve

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