Gluten Free Polenta Cake

Gluten Free Polenta Cake

Preparation: 20 min
Cooking: 60 min
Serves: 8



  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 large organic eggs
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1¼ cup gluten free all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup organic gluten free cornmeal
  • 1 tsp. gluten free baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¾ cup buttermilk


1) Beat softened butter and sugar until smooth.

2) Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.

3) Beat in lemon zest and almond extract.

4) In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt.

5) Stir half the flour mixture into the batter. Stir in buttermilk, then the remaining flour mixture.

6) Pour into a greased and parchment lined tube pan and bake at 350˚F for 50 to 60 minutes, until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.

Cool in the pan for 10 minutes and then invert and cool completely on a wire rack.