refreshing polenta coconut cake with lemon
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refreshing polenta coconut cake with lemon

This refreshing polenta coconut cake with lemon is very easy and surprising. The combination of polenta, coconut rasp and lemon in the cake creates a sensation for the mouth and the eye.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: cake
Cuisine: European, Italian
Keyword: cake, coconut rasp, lemon, polenta
Servings: 1 cake

Ingredients

  • 120 gram polenta
  • 80 gram almond powder
  • 120 gram coconut rasp
  • 225 gram butter
  • 200 gram sugar
  • 7,5 gram baking powder half a package
  • 3 whole eggs
  • zest of one lemon
  • juice of one lemon
  • 90 gram icing sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven on 180°C.
  • Grease a cake form (26cm) and cover with almond powder.
  • Melt the butter in a pan.
  • Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl: polenta, sugar, almond powder, coconut rasp, zest of a lemon.
  • Add the eggs and the butter to the dough and mix everything well.
  • Pour in a cake form, and put it in the oven for 40 minutes.
  • Meanwhile heat the lemon juice in a pan and add the icing sugar. Mix until the sugar has dissolved completely. Keep the syrup warm.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and prick the top of the cake all over with a fork.
  • Pour the lemon syrup over the cake and let it cool down completely.
    refreshing polenta coconut cake with lemon
  • Before serving you can garnish with icing sugar, red fruits and Crème fraîche.