Peach, Macadamia and Chia Polenta Slice
200g dried peach
Fine zest from 1 lemon
80ml lemon juice
160g macadamia nuts, processed to a fine meal
90g instant polenta
60g caster sugar
40g desiccated coconut
1 tsp baking powder
100ml Bertolli Gentile olive oil
¼ cup white chia seeds
Preheat oven to 180ºC (160ºC fan). Grease a 16x26cm slice pan and line with baking paper.
Combine peaches, lemon zest, juice and honey in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and allow to simmer 5 mins until peaches become soft.
Transfer peaches and juice to a food processor, blend until almost smooth. Add macadamia meal, polenta, sugar, coconut, baking powder, buttermilk, oil and chia seeds. Process until just combined.
Pour mixture into tray and bake for 20-25 mins or until golden and cooked through. Allow to cool completely in pan before removing and cutting into 12 squares.