Courgette Cake


Contributed by Eleanor Bailey



250 g courgettes, grated

2 large eggs

125 ml vegetable oil

150 g caster sugar

225 g self raising flour

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1/2 tsp baking powder



Oven: 180 C or gas mark 4


1. Beat the eggs, oil and sugar with a hand whisk until thick and creamy.

2. Sieve flour, soda and baking powder together.

3. Add flour and courgettes alternately to the liquid and mix well.

4. Put the mixture into a greased loaf tin or use the waxed tin liners (which are great!).

5. Bake for about 1 hour or until firm to touch.


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