Polenta Pudding Cake

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
The French Kitchen: A Cookbook

By Joanne Harris and Fran Warde

Published 2002

  • About

This warm polenta-based pudding cake, Gateau Francesca, is lovely cold-weather comfort food.


  • 250 g butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 250 g unrefined caster sugar
  • 3


Heat the oven to 160°C/gas 3. Lightly butter a 20cm pie dish.

Cream together the butter and caster sugar with an electric whisk until soft and smooth. Finely grate the lemon zest from two and a half of the lemons and then juice them. Add the zest and juice to the cake mix and blen