Ricotta, polenta and blueberry cake

A gorgeous golden cake made with polenta, ricotta and dark blueberries running though it.
ricotta, blueberry and polenta cake
1H 10M

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Ricotta, polenta & blueberry cake
whipped ricotta


Ricotta, polenta & blueberry cake

1.Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease a 20cm x 30cm (8in x 12in) slice pan; line base and sides with baking paper.
2.Reserve 2 tablespoons of the sugar for topping. Combine remaining sugar, almond meal, polenta and baking powder in a large bowl.
3.Whisk ricotta, eggs, oil, rind and vanilla until smooth. Stir into dry ingredients until just combined. Spoon mixture into pan. Scatter with blueberries then sprinkle with reserved sugar.
4.Bake for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Leave cake in pan for 10 minutes before transferring, top-side up, onto a wire rack to cool.
5.Make whipped ricotta.
6.Serve cake cut into squares, topped with whipped ricotta.

Whipped ricotta

7.Process ingredients until smooth and creamy.

Cake is best eaten on day it is baked.


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