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Polenta Cake – Recipe 🇮🇹

If you are Northern Italian, polenta is likely a staple item in your home! There is nothing like polenta and stew, but polenta can also be used to make dessert!

This recipe does not require too many ingredients, and can be made the day before a party! Get Giada’s recipe below!


  • 1/2 cup fine yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 stick 4 ounces unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup almond paste cut into half-inch pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup sour cream


  • Main Image: Elizabeth Newman
  • Recipe: Giadzy

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