Courgette Bread with Cinnamon Sugar

Courgette Bread with Cinnamon Sugar


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About this recipe: A delicious loaf made with courgettes, which keeps the bread exceptionally moist. The cinnamon sugar topping creates a wonderful crunch on top. Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.


Makes: 2 loaves

  • 3 beaten eggs
  • 250ml vegetable oil
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 2 courgette, grated
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 80g raisins
  • 375g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:1hr10min cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3. Prepare two loaf tins with cooking oil spray.
  2. In a small bowl, make the cinnamon sugar by mixing together 4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. Mix the eggs, vegetable oil, sugar, courgette and vanilla extract together in a large bowl; add the raisins. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, salt and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  4. Whisk the flour mixture into the courgette mixture, stirring until almost all the lumps are gone. Divide the batter between the two prepared loaf tins; sprinkle the tops with the dark brown soft sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a cocktail stick inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 1 hour. Cool in the tins for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

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Yummeeeee.... I have young twins and so wanted a lower sugar version- I halved the sugar and it was still as yum and suitable for them to enjoy! - 22 Nov 2013

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