All posts tagged: pistachio cake

Mini gluten free lemon and polenta cakes

Judging by my Instagram and Facebook feeds, it looks like most of London has been out playing in the snow this weekend. Not me. I opted to observe the snowfall through the kitchen window whilst writing, planning furnishings for the flat, baking and cooking – and I loved every minute of watching the winter wonderland that is the back garden. I found this recipe online but tweaked it slightly as I didn’t have enough ingredients to make a whole batch. I also added more lemon rind and juice because I love my cakes lemony. The bonus of this recipe is that it is also suitable for people with an intolerance to gluten. Mini lemon and pistachio cakes Serves 9 Ingredients Cake 100g ground almonds 50g desiccated coconut 125g course ground polenta 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 115g unsalted butter 65g golden caster sugar 2 large eggs Rind of two lemons Juice of one lemon Icing Juice of 1 1/2 lemons 125g golden icing sugar 1 tbsp water Handful of pistachios Method Pre heat the oven …