Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Recipe as promised

We (Cumbria Patchworkers) enjoyed this cake on a sunny afternoon in Kirkby Stephen last month, so thanks for sharing the recipe with us Marilyn.


CHOCOLATE & COURGETTE CAKE

4 beaten eggs
150ml vegetable oil
130ml milk
300g soft brown sugar
350g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
75g cocoa
400g courgettes
1 tsp vanilla extract

Whisk eggs, oil and milk in a bowl then add sugar and mix well
Sift dry ingredients then fold into mixture.
Finely grate courgettes and stir into mixture with vanilla.
Spoon in to 20cm by 30cm or 2 X 18cm trays and bake at 190C, gas 5 for 40 mins or 30 if using two tins.

Icing
Beat together
100g butter
1 tsp van ess
250g icing sugar
Spread onto cake and dust with cocoa powder.

1 comment:

Hens Teeth said...

Thank you for your comment.
Everyone loves a Moggie!
This is a very unusual cake, which I hope try before long, thank you.