Rustic Honey Polenta Cake

Rustic Honey Polenta Cake

 


1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
2 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
2 Tbsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Salt
8 oz. Butter, melted
2 Eggs, lightly beaten
1 3/4 Cups Milk
3/4 Cup Honey
Honey-Orange Syrup (recipe follows)
Whipped Cream (as needed)
Orange Segments (as needed)
1. Mix cornmeal with flour, baking powder and salt; reserve.
2. Mix butter with eggs, milk and honey.
3. Stir liquid mixture into dry ingredients until just blended.
4. Pour into a buttered and floured 13” x 9” pan.
5. Bake at 300 degrees F until a toothpick inserted in center comes out
almost clean, about 30 minutes.
6. Slowly spoon hot Honey-Orange Syrup over cake, letting it soak in
before adding more.
7. Cool, cut into pieces.
8. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and a garnish of orange segments.
Honey Orange Syrup
Whisk together until well-blended 1/2 cup honey, 3 tablespoons orange
juice concentrate and 1 tablespoon finely chopped orange zest. Heat
until syrup just begins to bubble, about 5 minutes.