Courgette loaf cake

Courgette loaf cake

“My version of a recipe adapted from BBC Good Food. It’s absolutely delicious.”



350g courgettes, coarsely grated

2 eggs

85g soft brown sugar

85g chopped walnuts

140g sultanas, roughly chopped

½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

½ tsp baking powder

Butter for the tin

125ml vegetable oil

1 tsp vanilla extract

300g plain flour

2 tsp ground cinnamon

¼ tsp ground nutmeg


Heat oven to 180C/160C fan

Butter and line a 2lb loaf tin with baking parchment

Whisk together the eggs oil and sugar then add the courgettes and vanilla extract

Combine the remaining ingredients with a pinch of salt in a separate bowl

Stir the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and then pour into the loaf tin

Bake for 1 hour, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean

Leave to cool

Serve or freeze for up to 1 month

9 Sep, 2014

4 thoughts on “Courgette loaf cake

  1. Looks good and I can also say it tastes good as I made this receipt recently. It is so tasty and amazingly you have no idea it has courgettes in it, so it looks good; tastes good and is good for you too!

    1. Thank you. It’s always nice to have feed back on some of the recipes. It just goes to show we can eat cake and it be good for us!

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