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  • 250g butter, softened
  • 100g polenta
  • 3 (3 zested lemons, 1 juiced)
  • 250g ground almonds
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • made by warming 4 tbsp limoncello with 3 tbsp icing sugar limoncello syrup
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 160c/fan 140c/gas 3.
    Butter and base line a 23cm springform cake tin.
    Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy (use an electric hand whisk).
    Add the eggs one by one and beat between each addition. Fold in the polenta, almonds and baking powder. Mix in the lemon zest and juice.
    Bake for about 50 minutes-1 hour until the cake is risen and golden (cover the top of the cake loosely with foil after 30 minutes to stop it browning too much).
    Serve slices warm with a drizzle of limoncello syrup.

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