Martha Collison's pistachio & rose polenta cake

Martha Collison's pistachio & rose polenta cake

Polenta is naturally gluten free and creates a dense, sticky crumb – perfect for desserts.

  • Vegetarian

  • Gluten free

  • Serves10
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare25 mins
  • Cook50 mins
  • Total time1 hr 15 mins

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE

  • 100g pistachios
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 100g polenta
  • 1 tsp gluten free baking powder
  • 225g butter, softened
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 3 large Waitrose British Blacktail Eggs

FOR THE CHRYSTALLISED PISTACHIOS

  • 50g caster sugar
  • 50g pistachios

FOR THE ROSE ICING

  • 75g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp rose water
  • Cooks’ Ingredients Pretty Rose Petals, to decorate