Strawberry polenta cakes

A delicious sweet twist on the usual polenta.
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Recipe from: 14 October 2015
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 40 min + Standing time


  • 1
  • 2
    full cream milk
  • 2
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
    vanilla extract
  • good pinch of salt
  • 200
    strawberries, halved
  • melted butter for grilling
  • fresh strawberries to serve
Servings: Change Serving


Preheat the oven grill.

Line a 20 x 30cm rectangle pie dish with baking paper and place the strawberries cut side down.

Mix the polenta, milk, water, sugar, salt and vanilla in a pot and bring to the boil.

Turn down the heat and cook the polenta for about 15 minutes while stirring until thick and smooth.

Pour the polenta over the strawberries and smooth the top.Let it stand for an hour.

Brush the top of the polenta with butter and place under the grill until golden brown.

Turn the polenta out, cut into squares and serve with fresh strawberries, maple syrup or custard.

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