Courgette Bread with Chocolate Chips

Courgette Bread with Chocolate Chips


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About this recipe: An incredibly moist cake that's perfect with a big mug of tea or coffee. It's flavoured with chocolate chips and desiccated coconut.


Makes: 1 loaf

  • 3 eggs
  • 235ml vegetable oil
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 225g grated courgette
  • 375g plain flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • 85g plain chocolate chips

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 23x13cm loaf tin.
  2. Beat the eggs in a large bowl until frothy. Stir the vegetable oil, sugar and courgette into the eggs. Set aside.
  3. Sieve the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt together in a separate bowl; stir into the courgette mixture until combined. Fold the coconut and chocolate chips into the batter and pour into prepared tin.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

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