Flourless Lemon Polenta Cake with Limoncello Syrup


Preparation info

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Appears in

The Birthday Cake Book

The Birthday Cake Book

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

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A rustic, very moist Italian cake to be enjoyed at any time, perhaps with a glass or two of limoncello...


For the Cake

  • 275 g unsalted butter, softened, plus more for the tin
  • 200 g ground almonds
  • 100


Preheat the oven to 170°C/fan 160°C/340°F/gas mark 3½. Butter a 23cm, 7.5cm deep, round springform cake tin and line the base with baking parchment.

Place the ground almonds, polenta, baking powder and salt in a bowl.

In an electric mixer, or using a bowl