Courgette Cake

With lime and cream cheese icing

1 hour

Serves 10

What you will need...

  • 150g Courgettes
  • 175g Caster sugar
  • 175ml Sunflower oil
  • 3 Eggs
  • 100g Pistachios
  • 2 Limes
  • 175g Self raising flour
  • 1 Teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 Teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 150g Cream cheese
  • 150g Icing sugar
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The method

1

Preheat oven to 160°C.

2

Grate your courgettes, ensuring you squeeze out any excess liquid.

3

Mix the oil, eggs and sugar together. Then add the grated courgette and combine well.

4

Zest the limes.

5

Stir in the pistachios (optional) along with the lime zest, flour, cinnamon and bicarbonate of soda. Mix well.

6

Pour the mixture into a lined loaf tin and bake for 45-60 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.

7

Allow to cool and remove from the tin. In the meantime make the icing my combining the cream cheese with the icing sugar, and lime juice to your taste.

8

Place in the fridge and allow to cool. Once cool, smooth the icing over the cake and decorate with either pistachios or lime! Enjoy!

9

Recipe inspired by Taming Twins.

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