Courgette and Lemon Drizzle Cake

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A tasty way to use that glut of courgettes

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Yields8 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr

 200 g Grated courgette
 150 g Caster sugar
 1 Egg
 125 ml Vegetable oil
 200 g Plain flour
 0.50 tsp Salt
 0.50 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
 0.25 tsp Baking powder
 1 tsp Cinnamon
 2 tsp Lemon juice
 FOR THE DRIZZLE
 75 g Icing sugar
 1 tbsp Lemon juice
 2 tsp Lemon zest

1

Heat oven to 160c
Grease a loaf tin

2

Beat together the courgette, sugar ,egg and oil

3

In a separate bowl sieve the flour , bicarb,baking powder , salt and cinnamon , stir through the lemon zest

4

Add the flour mixture to the courgette mix and stir until just blended

5

Pour into prepared tin .
BKe for 45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean

6

Mix the drizzle ingredients

7

Remove cake from the oven and let cool for about 10 minutes

8

Poke holes in the cake with a skewer . Pour over the drizzle mix
Remove from tin and allow to cool completely on a rack

Ingredients

 200 g Grated courgette
 150 g Caster sugar
 1 Egg
 125 ml Vegetable oil
 200 g Plain flour
 0.50 tsp Salt
 0.50 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
 0.25 tsp Baking powder
 1 tsp Cinnamon
 2 tsp Lemon juice
 FOR THE DRIZZLE
 75 g Icing sugar
 1 tbsp Lemon juice
 2 tsp Lemon zest

Directions

1

Heat oven to 160c
Grease a loaf tin

2

Beat together the courgette, sugar ,egg and oil

3

In a separate bowl sieve the flour , bicarb,baking powder , salt and cinnamon , stir through the lemon zest

4

Add the flour mixture to the courgette mix and stir until just blended

5

Pour into prepared tin .
BKe for 45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean

6

Mix the drizzle ingredients

7

Remove cake from the oven and let cool for about 10 minutes

8

Poke holes in the cake with a skewer . Pour over the drizzle mix
Remove from tin and allow to cool completely on a rack

Courgette and Lemon Drizzle Cake

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