Corn cake: the gourmet recipe

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Delicious American recipe, corn cake is awfully tasty.

Ingredients for 4 people :

  • 100 g semi-salted butter
  • 1 untreated yellow lemon
  • 140 g of corn
  • 150 g polenta
  • 10 g dry baker’s yeast
  • 1/2 level tsp. baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 20 cl semi-skimmed milk
  • 70 g cane sugar

Corn cake

Preheat the oven to 180 °C (th. 6).

– Melt the butter.

Wash the lemon and remove the zest.

– In a bowl, place the flour, the polenta, the zests of lemon, yeast and bicarbonate of soda.

– In another bowl, beat the eggs with the milk and cane sugar.

Add the melted butter. Pour this liquid content into the first bowl, stirring until a homogeneous consistency is obtained. Pour into a cake tin lined with baking paper.

– Place in the oven and cook for 25 to 30 minutes.

– Leave to cool for 1 hour before unmoulding.

Serve plain or with whipped cream, jam or fruit compote.

Read also: Health benefits and virtues of corn

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: F. Hamel