Cassie's Courgette Brownies

Cassie's Courgette Brownies


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About this recipe: Courgette ensures that these brownies turn out terrifically moist. No one will ever guess there's courgette in these - not even the kids! A really nice recipe, especially when you've a glut of courgettes.


Serves: 24 

  • 250g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 250g grated courgette
  • 120ml vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 60g chopped walnuts

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:20min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a swiss roll tin.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, salt, bicarb, cocoa and sugar. Combine eggs, courgette, oil, and vanilla; blend into dry ingredients. Stir in walnuts.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes in preheated oven. Cool in the tin, and then cut into squares.

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Reviews (7)


I just added 20g more walnuts and 10 minutes longer to the cooking time,absolutely delicious. - 26 Aug 2013


These are honestly so easy, so moist, so chocolatey - and the ultimate way to cook off that courgette glut!! I had to cook for 12 mins more to get centre cooked but that was due to my tin. Try it - no disappointments here! - 03 Jul 2011


I did not have swiss roll tin so made mine as muffins. Lovely and very moreish. - 19 Jul 2012

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