courgettes cake

Courgette and Orange Cake

Ingredients for cake:

Courgette Orange Cake
Courgette & orange cake

Makes one 25 cm/10 in cake

225 g/8 oz/1 cup butter or margarine, softened
450 g/1 lb/2 cups soft brown sugar
4 eggs, gently beaten
275 g/10 oz/2.5 cups plain (versatile) flour
15 ml/1 tbsp baking powder
2.5 ml/0.5 tsp salt
5 ml/1 tsp ground cinnamon
2.5 ml/0.5 tsp grated nutmeg
A pinch of ground cloves
Grated rind and juice of 1 orange
225 g/8 oz/2 cups courgettes (zucchini), grated

Method baking:

Lotion with each other the butter or margarine and sugar till light and fluffy. Slowly beat in the eggs, then layer in the flour, baking powder, salt, and also spices at the same time with the orange rind and juice. Mix in the courgettes. Spoon into a greased and lined 25 cm/10 in cake tin (frying pan) as well as bake in a preheated stove at 180 ° C/350 ° F/gas mark 4 for 1 hour till golden brown and springy to the touch. If the leading starts to over-brown in the direction of completion of baking, cover with greaseproof (waxed) paper.

courgettes cake

Courgette and Orange Cake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake, Dessert
Author: Cakemewithyouplease


225 g/8 oz/1 cup butter or margarine, softened450 g/1 lb/2 cups soft brown sugar4 eggs, gently beaten275 g/10 oz/2.5 cups plain (versatile) flour15 ml/1 tbsp baking powder2.5 ml/0.5 tsp salt5 ml/1 tsp ground cinnamon2.5 ml/0.5 tsp grated nutmegA pinch of ground clovesGrated rind and juice of 1 orange225 g/8 oz/2 cups courgettes (zucchini), grated

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