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Polenta Cake

Polenta Cake

400gr (1.75cup - 14oz) polenta  
140gr sugar  
120gr butter  
3 eggs  
4tbs flour  
80gr (0.35cup - 2.8oz) raisins  
30gr (1oz) pine nuts  
zest of one lemon

Soak raisins in warm water(or brandy, limoncello etc), then drain them and dry them with a cloth. In a bowl cream softened butter with sugar, add eggs one at a time, then polenta already smashed with a fork. Stir and don't worry if you see some polenta lumps. Pour in flour, raisins, pine nuts and lemon zest. Place the mixture in a greased round tin of 22cm (9inch) of diameter, spreading it out as evenly as possible. Bake at 190°C (375°F) for 40-45 minutes. Cool down well befor serving.