chocolate polenta cake

160g butter
160g caster sugar
150g ground almonds
30g cocoa powder
2 eggs, beaten
80g fine yellow polenta
½tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp almond essence.

Set oven at 160C/gas mark 3

Line an eight-inch cake tin with baking parchment.

Cream together the butter and sugar until pale. Stir in the ground almonds and cocoa powder.

Beat in the eggs slowly, fold in the polenta and baking powder. Put the mixture in the tin

Put the mixture into the cake tin and bake for around 30 minutes, or until the surface starts to crack. Serve warm with ice cream or crème fraîche.

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posted by ramtops on 28 Jul 07 - 20634 views


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