Blood Orange & Polenta Cake

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Ingredients
• 3 blood oranges
• 150ml olive oil and coconut oil mixed
• 125g coconut palm sugar
• 100g polenta
• 1tbs baking powder
• 175g ground almonds
• 1tbs vanilla extract
• 3 eggs
Syrup – 1 blood orange, 3tbs coconut palm sugar, 3 tbs water and squeeze of lemon juice

Method
1. Beat oil and sugar until creamy
2. Add polenta and baking powder
3. Add almonds along with the juice and zest of 2 oranges
4. Finally add beaten eggs and vanilla extract
5. Line the bottom of a non-stick tin with baking parchment, then place in one orange sliced
6. Pour over the batter mixture
7. Bake 30-40mins at 180◦C
8. Cool in the tin
9. Add chopped orange (with rind) to a saucepan with sugar, water and lemon – simmer until syrup consistency
10. Turn out cake and brush with orange syrup

Recipe brought to you by our Personal Trainer, Katie Brighton-Jones

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