Orange And Baobab Polenta Cake

Orange And Baobab Polenta Cake By Deliciously Ella. Hello friends. So how are you today? Orange and Baobab Polenta Cake anyone?

Specially created for Sevenhills Wholefoods by Deliciously Ella. (Gluten + Dairy Free, Vegan). This impressive dairy-free citrus cake is not only light but also tastes delicious.

Experience a burst of flavour with our Orange and Baobab Polenta Cake. This delectable dessert combines the zesty tang of oranges with the unique and exotic taste of baobab, resulting in a cake that is both refreshing and indulgent.

Orange And Baobab Polenta Cake

How To Make A Orange And Baobab Polenta Cake:

Made with polenta, this cake is gluten-free and offers a delightful texture that perfectly complements the citrusy sweetness. Whether you’re looking for a special treat for yourself or catering to dietary restrictions, our Orange and Baobab Polenta Cake is a must-try. Step up your dessert game with this unique and mouthwatering creation that is sure to impress your taste buds.

Serves: 6-8
Prep time – 25 minutes
Baking time – 35 minutes

What You Need:

For The Cake:

  • 4 ½ tbsp water
  • 1 ½ tbsp milled flax seeds
  • 180ml brown rice milk
  • 1 ½ tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 180ml maple syrup
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla powder
  • 270g fine polenta
  • 200g ground almonds
  • 6 tsp arrowroot
  • Pinch of salt
  • Juice of 1½ oranges
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 3 tbsp Sevenhills Wholefoods organic extra virgin raw coconut oil (melted)
  • 6 tbsp Sevenhills Wholefoods organic raw baobab powder

For The Drizzle:

  • Zest 2 oranges
  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • 3 tablespoons Sevenhills Wholefoods organic coconut sugar

Orange And Baobab Polenta Cake What You Do:


  1. Firstly, start by preheating the oven to 175C. Mix the water and flax seeds in a cup and leave to the side for 15 minutes until a gel forms. Then mix the brown rice milk with the apple cider vinegar.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine the maple syrup, vanilla powder, polenta, ground almonds, arrowroot, salt, orange juice, orange zest, coconut oil and baobab. Stir until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed then add in the milk and apple cider vinegar, and the flax seed/water gel.
  3. Give the mixture another good stir before spooning into a silicon cake tin and baking for 35 minutes, until turning golden brown.
  4. While the cake cooks, make the orange drizzle by gently heating the orange juice, orange zest and coconut sugar until the sugar melts and a thin syrup forms.
  5. When the cake is cooked, remove it from the oven and let it cool for 20 minutes on a cooling rack before drizzling over the syrup and serving.
Orange And Baobab Polenta Cake

Orange And Baobab Polenta Cake By Deliciously Ella:

Orange And Baobab Polenta Cake. Recipe and recipe photo by Sevenhills Wholefoods* *No Payment was received*

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  1. Zena's Suitcase
    9 August 2016 / 15:48

    It sounds delicious. I love the list of ingredients, they sound so healthy

  2. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    8 August 2016 / 12:41

    Yum! You're making me so hungry this morning!

    • 8 August 2016 / 19:24

      Hehe, sorry Heather! Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  3. Margarett Murphy
    8 August 2016 / 09:50

    This look really yummy! Yes please.

  4. ana de jesus
    8 August 2016 / 08:30

    I have never tried polenta or a polenta cake but this recipe looks lush so I would love to have a try!

  5. Double the Monkey Business
    7 August 2016 / 13:50

    Looks delicious, thanks for this, I need to try it out 🙂 xxx

    • 7 August 2016 / 16:40

      Thanks for stopping by and the comment 🙂

  6. JM De Guzman
    7 August 2016 / 01:10

    Another great recipe you have here. This looks really delicious. Thanks

  7. Melanie Ed
    6 August 2016 / 23:15

    This looks really yummy, I love orange cake and love to try different versions 😉

  8. beautyqueenuk
    6 August 2016 / 18:38

    Okay so this looks amazing and I love the inclusion of orange x

  9. Lilinha
    6 August 2016 / 15:47

    I don't really know what baobab is, but the cake looks so delicious! :)

  10. Baby Isabella
    5 August 2016 / 19:37

    We haven't had cake with orange in it for a long time…this looks delicious xx

  11. Kara Guppy
    5 August 2016 / 19:21

    That looks absolutely delicious, I can almost smell the oranges

  12. Dean B
    5 August 2016 / 11:17

    Looks great! Perfect for our vegan guests 🙂

  13. Joanna Victoria -x
    5 August 2016 / 10:21

    Looks delicous I love cake with orange in it.