It was very well received. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. 4 - Sift in the flour, baking powder, soda and salt. In a large bowl, combine sugar, oil, eggs, I’ve used minimal sugar in the sponge, so much of the sweetness comes from the drizzle. This bread is also bursting with lemon flavor thanks to the lemon zest, lemon juice, and sweet lemon glaze. Thanks for your feedback. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. The lemon curd in the middle is so bright and zingy which along with the lime in the frosting makes them so incredibly delicious. Thabks for the recipe, Hello. Either way it is a winner ! I don’t really, honestly try. Pour batter into prepared pans, dividing evenly. One to keep, thank you for the recipe. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Read more about Sneaky Veg. We replace lemon with lime. If you leave some of the baking paper hanging over the ends it will be easier to remove your cake. To freeze grated zucchini, squeeze out the excess moisture into a clean tea towel, then freeze in a bag or container. Thanks for checking out my courgette cake recipe! I use rapadura quite a lot in my baking, which is dried cane juice and is meant to have a much lower glycemic index and generally be much better for you than processed sugar. Beat to a creamy batter. Little Miss H has a sweet tooth (like her mummy) so I really want to cut down on the sugar we eat. The perfect summery bake to use up those vegetables at the bottom of your fruit and veg drawer. Combine all the wet ingredients except for the zucchini in another bowl. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C (fan)/200°C/gas mark 6. Kate x, I saw this and it looks just divine!!! I made it yesterday using self-raising flour rather than plain and it was delicious. In this courgette loaf they’re not exactly hidden, but neither are they a boring plate of veg. It was gooey and gloopy. See more ideas about cake recipes, delicious desserts, dessert recipes. But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. It's a great recipe to try with a picky eater as it does contain hidden vegetables but, I think, in a nice obvious way! Lemon juice. Spray cast iron servers or an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with non-stick spray and set aside. This easy, gluten free blueberry zucchini cake is made with a mix of oat and almond flour and naturally sweetened with honey. What a light bake this looks like. If you loved this recipe why not let me know by leaving a rating and comment below? 5 - Gently combine the flour mixture into the wet mixture, taking care not to overmix. Super easy to make and really tasty. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Gradually add this mixture to … Courgettes, also known as zucchini, are one of my favourite summer vegetables. You'll also love my Lemon Drizzle Cake. Chocolate courgette cake. Lime courgette cake is awesome too, just substitute lime for the lemon in my recipe! I love how the bread is so soft. This cake is seriously amazing. "Sometimes sugar is unavoidable - for example at birthday parties - but at home I have an element of control in what I offer, if not what he actually eats. In fact I just made half quantity of icing so as not to waste any more money and ingredients. Cake turned out delicious! So during covid, I decided, like many to try my hand at growing veg and amongst a good crop, ended up with surplus courgettes. Did you squeeze the water out of the courgettes before baking? Hi Fatema - sorry to hear that the cake didn't work for you. #bakeoftheweek. In another bowl, whisk melted butter, oil, sugar, sour cream, lemon juice, and vanilla until smooth. Your email address will not be published. Plus it's a great way to use up a glut of courgettes (zucchini) should you be lucky enough to have too many! It's often made as a loaf cake and can either be a lightly coloured cake or a more wholesome looking, darker loaf. I'm very glad that my kids are getting more accustomed to the green bits! For the icing, mix the confectioners sugar and lemon juice together to create a smooth texture, then pour over the cooled cake. Since I wrote my cookbook Veggie Desserts + Cakes, I've taken a bit of a break from creating vegetable cake recipes for you! I hope you enjoy my vegetarian and vegan recipes. That looks so delicious and honey in cakes gives such a lovely flavour and richness. So looking forward to tea time! Place in oven and bake for 40-45 minutes or center is … 42 Comments. I substituted the ground almonds with wholemeal coarse flour due to a nut allergy in the family. A nigella Classic . 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