RECIPE AMOR DI POLENTA

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar for dusting
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 oz. Galliano liqueur
  • 6 oz. ground almonds
  • 4 tbs. white flour
  • 1 sachet baker’s yeast
  • 1 cup cornmeal, finely ground
  • 1 sachet vanilla
  • 6 whole eggs

How to make the  Amor di Polenta:

Butter a fluted or rectangular deep mold and dust with granulated sugar. Beat the sugar and the remaining butter to a creamy consistency. Add the egg yolks, liqueur and almonds. Mix the white flour with yeast, cornmeal and vanilla, then ift into a mixing bowl.

Combine the sifted ingredients with the mixture. Add the whole eggs and knead into a smooth dough. Pour into the mold and bake at about 350’F for 50 mins. Let cool, remove from mold and sprinkle with sugar before serving.

Note:
It will keep for several days wrapped in aluminum foil.

Serves 4-6