Radicchio Cake






  1. Heat the oven to 350°F
  2. Boil water in a saucepan and add 2 tsps of sugar and juice from lemon. Take the radicchio leaves from the head and blanch in the boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and chop finely. 
  3. Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl, adding in the eggs. Add the lemon zest, vanilla, nutmeg, and  mix. Fold in the flour and baking powder. When combined, add in the radicchio.
  4. Pour the batter into a cake tin and bake for approximately 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool before removing from the tin.
  5. For the glaze: mix softened butter, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla and mix until blended. Drizzle on cake and enjoy!