Orange Polenta Cake With Honey & Rosewater Syrup

This Orange Polenta Cake is moist and filled with fragrant flavors of honey and spiced sweet orange.

For the cake:

Butter, for greasing

8 green cardamom pods

225g ground almonds

100g polenta

1 heaped tsp baking powder

225g caster sugar

225g butter, softened

3 large eggs

Grated zest of 3 large oranges

1 tsp vanilla extract

50g pistachio nuts, roughly chopped

Crème fraîche, to serve

For the syrup:

Juice of 2 large oranges

3 tbsp honey

2 tsp rosewater

Items Needed

20cm diameter springform tin

Pestle and mortar

Medium mixing bowl

Electric hand mixer

Wire rack

Small saucepan

Recipe and Video courtesy of Donal Skehan. For a printable version of the recipe with instructions, click here.

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