Chocolate Courgette Cake Recipe

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    Chocolate courgette cake is an ideal baking recipe to make with your toddler pre-school child for all the family to enjoy.
    Chocolate Courgette Cake Recipe


    • 120g softened unsalted butter
    • 125ml sunflower oil
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 200g soft brown sugar
    • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
    • 130ml milk
    • 350g plain flour
    • 2tsp baking powder
    • 4tsp cocoa powder
    • 450g courgettes, peeled and finely grated
    • 1tsp vanilla extract

    How to make Chocolate Courgette Cake

    1. Put the butter, sunflower oil and both sugars in a bowl and beat together until light and fluffy.
    2. Gradually beat in the eggs and then the milk. Sift the dry ingredients together and fold them into mixture
    3. Stir in the courgettes and vanilla, then spoon the mixture into a 20 x 35cm baking tin lined with baking parchment.
    4. Place in an oven preheated to 190°C and bake for 35-45 minutes, until skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
    5. Cut into squares whilst still warm.

    Recipe provided by Jane Baxter, Riverford Field Kitchen taken from Riverford Farm Cook Book
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