Apple Raspberry Polenta Slice

  • Gluten Free Recipe
  • Vegetarian Recipe

This slice has such a wholesome texture and packed with favourite family flavours.


  • 200g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup (210g) instant polenta 
  • 3/4 cup (90g) almond meal 
  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour (or gluten free flour)
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup (80g) lite cream cheese
  • 3 apples
  • 1/2 cup Anathoth Farm Raspberry Jam
  • icing sugar for decoration


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Lightly grease slice tin (20cm x 30cm) and line with non-stick baking paper.
  3. Place butter, sugar and vanilla in bowl and beat for 8-10 minutes for until pale and creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Add polenta, almond meal, flour, baking power and cream cheese and beat/stir until just combined.
  5. Spoon 3 cups of the mix into the tin using the back of a spoon (dusted with flour) to press the mixture into base and up the sides of the tin.
  6. Peel and finely slice apples. Place in a bowl and mix through Raspberry Jam. Arrange the apple mixture onto the base and top with more polenta mixture, spreading evenly.
  7. Bake for approx 25 minutes then cover loosely with tin foil and bake for a further 20-25 minutes. Test with a skewer.
  8. Allow to cool completely in the tin before removing.
  9. Dust generously with icing sugar to serve.