Chocolate courgette slices

    Chocolate courgette slices


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    About this recipe: This is a delicious treat. Chocolate courgette cake slices, which are great iced with a chocolate icing. You can make soured milk by combining 125ml of milk with 1 teaspoon vinegar and allow to sit 10 minutes.

    Serves: 24 

    • 110g butter
    • 350g caster sugar
    • 120ml vegetable oil
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 310g plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 125ml soured milk
    • 175g grated courgette

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
    2. Cream the butter, sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla.
    3. Mix flour, salt, cocoa and bicarbonate of soda together. Add dry ingredients to first mixture alternately with soured milk. Fold in courgette.
    4. Bake in a 20x30cm tin for 35 minutes or until done. Ice with your favourite chocolate icing or buttercream, if desired.

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    Made this and it turned out really good, really moist and chocolatey. No-one knew about the courgettes! - 04 Oct 2011

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