Chocolate and Orange Polenta Cake

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in
100 Desserts to Die For

By Trish Deseine

Published 2016

  • About

This rich and dense cake, with its chocolate ganache and orange icing is quite simply a ‘killer’. Forgive me if there is a bit more washing up than usual, but this rather sophisticated cake is worth the trouble.


For the cake:

  • 200 g (7 oz) very good quality dark chocolate
  • 100 g (


MAKE THE CAKE. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Butter and flour a round cake tin, 20 cm (8 inch