Chocolate Courgette Cake
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Chocolate Courgette Loaf

A moist, dense, chocolate courgette cake ideal for using up a glut of courgettes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 2 loaves
Author: Elizabeth



  • Preheat oven to 350 F/ 180 C/ 160 C fan and grease or paper two loaf tins.
  • Combine grated courgette, sugar, oil, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and baking powder together, and stir into the courgette mixture.
  • Fold in the chopped apricots and almonds, and spoon into the prepared loaf tins.
  • Bake for 50 - 90 minutes depending on the size of your loaf tins.
  • Leave to cool in tin for a bit before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container, or freeze the second loaf for later.