- 4 mandarins, whole
- 280 g macadamias
- 250 g Butter, cubed
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- 210 g sugar
- 3 eggs
- 170 g polenta
- --- icing sugar, for sprinkling
- 1 litre water
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Grease and line a 22cm round cake tin.
Set oven to 150 degrees Celcius.
Add the water to the TM bowl. Place mandarins into simmering basket and put in TM bowl. Cook for 45 mins at Varoma Temp, speed 3.
Remove mandarins and clean TM bowl.
Place nuts into dry TM bowl. Mill for 8-10 secs on speed 7. Set aside.
Remove seeds from cooled mandarins and put mandarins including skin into the clean TM bowl. Mix for 5-8 secs on speed 5 until pulpy. Set aside.
Add butter, sugar and vanilla to the clean TM bowl. Mix for 50 secs on speed 4. After the mixture has creamed together, keep the blades running and add the eggs one at a time until incorporated. (approx 30 secs)
Add polenta, nuts and mandarin pulp. Using the spatula to assist mixing, blend for 15 secs on speed 5.
Pour mixture into cake tin and bake for about 1 hour at 150 C, until cake is golden and firm to touch.
Remove from oven and leave in tin for 15 mins before removing to a plate. Top with sifted icing sugar.
Mandarin, Macadamia and Polenta Cake
Recipe adapted from The Women's Weekly 'Cakes, Biscuits and Slices' Cookbook
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