Orange polenta cake

Prep Time: 10
Cooking Time: 45
No of Serves: 12

Recipe courtesy of Sue Shepherd, APD, VIC, from ‘A Wealth of Health’


60g reduced fat margarine

1 cup (220g) castor sugar

1 tsp vanilla essence

2 eggs

4 egg whites

200g gluten-free low fat vanilla yoghurt

1 cup (150g) polenta

1/2 cup (40g) desiccated coconut

4 tsp grated orange rind

1/3 cup (80ml) orange juice

Nutrition Information (per serve)

Energy 844 kJ (202 calories)
Protein 4.4g
Total Fat 5.9g
Carbohydrates 32.9g
Saturated Fat 3g
Sugars 21.8g
Dietary Fibre 1.3g
Sodium 60.9mg


  1. In a medium bowl, cream margarine, sugar, and vanilla essence with an electric beater.
  2. Add eggs and egg whites, one at a time, continue beating between additions.
  3. Add yoghurt, polenta, coconut, orange rind and juice. Beat well for further 2 minutes.
  4. Pour into greased ring pan.
  5. Bake in moderate oven (160°C) for 40-50 minutes or until golden brown.

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