Podcast: Cookery Corner-Lemon polenta cake

On Cookery Corner with Chef Sham this week- he gave his recipe for Lemon Polenta Cake.


8oz/225g margarine

8oz/225g caster sugar

4oz/110g polenta

4oz/110g desiccated coconut

4oz/110g ground almonds

3 eggs

Zest of 2 lemons

Juice of half lemon

1tsp baking powder



Beat the margarine & sugar together until pale & fluffy.

Add in 1 egg at a time & mix.

Add in the polenta, desiccated coconut & ground almonds & fold in.

Mix in the lemon zest & juice.

Grease an 8inch tin & line with parchment paper

Pour the mix into the tin & bake at 160•c for 30-40 mins.

Leave to cool in tin for 10 mins.

Remove from tin & serve with lemon curd & cream.

Take a listen here