Apple Polenta Cake with Walnut Oil Recipe

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Amber May 4, 2021

How To Make Apple Polenta Cake with Walnut Oil

Sweet apples, tangy lemon, and citrusy orange adds a fruity medley of flavors and bite to this decadently soft and moist apple polenta cake!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total: 1 hour 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½tbspbutter
  • ½cuppolenta,or yellow cornmeal
  • 1cupall-purpose flour
  • 1cupbread crumbs
  • ¼cupsugar
  • 1cupmilk
  • 1egg,extra-large
  • 2tbsphoney
  • 3tbspwalnut oil
  • ¼cupdried fruit,chopped
  • ½lbapples,Gala, Fuji, or Pink Lady
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • 1tbsporange zest,(from 1 orange), grated
  • 2tbsplemon zest,(from 1 lemon), grated
  • ¼cupwalnuts,chopped
  • ½tspsalt
  • powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. With softened butter, grease a 9-inch tart pan with a removable bottom.

  2. In a large bowl, combine polenta, flour, bread crumbs, and sugar. In another bowl, combine milk, egg, 2 tablespoons of honey, and walnut oil.

  3. Add the wet ingredients to dry ingredients; mix well with a spoon. Fold in the dried fruit, apples, cinnamon, orange zest, lemon zest, chopped walnuts, and salt; stir.

  4. Pour the mixture into prepared tart pan, then place on a baking sheet .

  5. Bake for 50 minutes, until golden brown and firm. After 25 minutes, check on cake; it may need to be covered with foil if it is getting too brown.

  6. Remove from oven, cool slightly, then dust with powdered sugar.

  7. Drizzle slices with honey, add a sprinkling of whole walnuts, then serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 299.74kcal
  • Fat: 8.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.89g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.93g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.61g
  • Fiber: 2.85g
  • Sugar: 19.76g
  • Protein: 6.09g
  • Cholesterol: 24.95mg
  • Sodium: 267.08mg
  • Calcium: 73.58mg
  • Potassium: 193.29mg
  • Iron: 1.89mg
  • Vitamin A: 36.26µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.53mg
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