Chai-Spiced Plum Polenta Cake Recipe

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Tonya Moore Modified: March 21, 2022
Chai-Spiced Plum Polenta Cake Recipe

How To Make Chai-Spiced Plum Polenta Cake

Make cakes healthier with this moist polenta cake! It’s loaded with sweet-tart plums, spiced with warm fall flavors, and zesty orange for a fruitier treat.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Cool Time: 20 minutes
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupspolenta,finely ground
  • cupsalmond flour,finely ground
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • 1pinchkosher salt
  • 1large orange,washed
  • 4large eggs,beaten
  • 1cupolive oil,plus more for greasing
  • ½cupmaple syrup,(plus 2 tbsp)
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1tspground cardamom
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • ½tspnutmeg
  • tspground cloves
  • 2plums,plus 1 sliced into ½-inch wedges, divided, pitted and diced
  • whipped cream,for serving
  • orange zest,for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with olive oil, using a paper towel to spread evenly.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the polenta, almond flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir well.

  3. Zest and juice the orange. Add the orange zest and juice to a separate large bowl with the eggs, olive oil, maple syrup, vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Whisk well to combine.

  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and gently fold with a rubber spatula until fully incorporated. Fold in the diced plums.

  5. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Arrange the sliced plum decoratively on top of the cake in a circular pattern.

  6. Bake the cake for 50 to 55 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  7. Let cool for 20 minutes, then remove from the cake pan.

  8. Slice and serve with whipped cream and more orange zest, if desired. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 580.90kcal
  • Fat: 40.59g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.36g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.28g
  • Fiber: 4.49g
  • Sugar: 17.07g
  • Protein: 10.34g
  • Cholesterol: 93.00mg
  • Sodium: 180.68mg
  • Calcium: 109.17mg
  • Potassium: 347.78mg
  • Iron: 1.38mg
  • Vitamin A: 48.66µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.87mg
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