Little Almond, Polenta & Orange Cakes

by

Fresco

Posted 3 May 2022 (Last updated 3 May 2022)

Serves

6

Total Time

1hrs

Calories

715

Gluten-free almond and polenta cakes, delicately flavoured with orange zest and honey. Sprinkles of chopped pistachios add the finishing touch. (Gluten-Free)

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    Ingredients

  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter200 gsoftened
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar200 g
  • Egg icon
    Egg3
  • Polenta icon
    Polenta100 g
  • Ground almonds icon
    Ground almonds200 g
  • Gluten-free baking powder icon
    Gluten-free baking powder1 teaspoon
  • Orange icon
    Orange2zest of
  • Orange icon
    Orange1peeled, sliced
  • Honey icon
    Honeyas needed
  • Pistachios icon
    Pistachiosas neededchopped
    Method

  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 170°C / 340°F
  • 2. Prepare a clean jumbo muffin pan
  • 3. Add salted butter and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 4. Cream until light and fluffy
  • 5. Add egg one by one while mixing
  • 6. Add polenta, ground almonds and gluten-free baking powder
  • 7. Add orange zest from 2 oranges
  • 8. Mix gently until combined
  • 9. Add orange slice to the each cup of jumbo muffin pan
  • 10. Transfer batter to jumbo muffin pan
  • 11. Bake until skewer tests clean - 25 min, 170°C / 340°F
  • 12. Let cool - 5 min
  • 13. Turn out onto cooling rack
  • 14. Drizzle with honey
  • 15. Garnish with pistachios

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