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Honey Almond Polenta Cake


An easy delicious moist cake.

 

Ingredients:

250g Butter

200g Honey

100ml orange juice and zest of 1 orange

3 eggs

250g Double cream yogurt

30ml Almond nut butter

300g Almond flour

160g Polenta

15ml baking powder

pinch of salt

4g thyme leaves, chopped

 

Syrup:

100g Honey

100ml orange juice

5 thyme stems 

 

Icing:

30ml Macadamia nut butter 

60g butter

195g icing sugar

15ml double cream yogurt

 

Method:

Preheat the oven to 160 C. Grease the base of a 23cm baking pan.

Blend butter and honey for 5 minutes until smooth.

add the orange juice, zest and egg yokes.

beat egg whites until they are stiff and fold it into the egg yokes mixture. 

Mix the remaining ingredients together and fold it in with the egg mixture until

well mixed.

Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking tin.

Bake for 50 -55min. Make sure the polenta is cooked well before taking it out. If you take it out too early the cake might be a bit grainy. 

Let it cool down in the cake baking tin for 10min before you take it out. 

 

Add all the syrup ingredients in a pot on the stove and let it simmer for 5 min.

Take the thyme out and pour hot syrup over cake.

 

let the cake stand for 10min then spread the Macadamia nut butter over the cake.

 

For the frosting

blend the butter until light and fluffy

add the icing sugar bit by bit and then fold in the yogurt.

 

Ice the cake however you like.