Orange Polenta Cake is a Gluten Free Cake that is zesty, moist and delicious. It is made with just a few ingredients and is very easy to make.
Grease and line a 20cm round tin with greaseproof paper. Preheat oven to Gas Mark 4/180 C.
Whisk Butter, Sugar and Zest and Juice of 1 Orange for 5 minutes.
Add Ground Almonds gradually and fold in.
Add Eggs 1 by 1, whisking in-between each addition.
Fold in Polenta and Baking Powder.
Bake for 40 - 45 minutes.
Optional Step - Whisk together Sugar and Orange Juice in a bowl. Poke cake all over with a skewer and pour in the orange drizzle whilst still hot. Alternatively just brush it over the top. Dust the cake with icing sugar.
This cake keeps well for up to a week in an airtight container.
Freezer - Orange Polenta Cake can be frozen once cooled. Cling film the whole cake or individual slices and freeze in a ziplock bag/airtight container.
When you are ready to serve, simply remove from the freezer and let it defrost before serving.