Rhubarb and orange polenta cake

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Rhubarb and orange polenta cake
Serves 8
200g butter, softened
240g caster sugar
4 eggs
150g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
150g polenta
1 1/2 oranges, juice and zest
400g rhubarb, cut into 6cm lengths
1 tbsp shelled pistachios, finely chopped
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ̊C/160 ̊C fan/gas mark 4. Line a 20cm tin with non-stick parchment paper.
  2. Beat the butter and 200g sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time.
  3. Add the flour, baking powder, polenta and orange zest. Add half of the orange juice and stir until combined.
  4. Spoon into the tin and bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Allow to cool in the tin.
  5. On a baking tray, arrange the rhubarb. Pour over the remaining orange juice and sugar, then toss to coat. Roast for 10 minutes until just tender. Allow to cool slightly.
  6. Remove the cake from the tin and top with rhubarb, spoon the juices over and scatter with pistachios.

Per serving: 474kcals, 23.2g fat (13.6g saturated), 62.6g carbs (31g sugars), 6.9g protein, 2g fibre, 0.182g sodium