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Carrot and Courgette Cake

Adding courgette to a carrot cake adds a little colour contrast and makes a very moist spiced cake that would be gratefully received on any afternoon tea table




  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C/350 F
  2. Grease and flour an 12” cake tin.
  3. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  4. Pour out the cake batter in to the tin and bake for 1 hour or until a skewer comes out hot and clean.
  5. Place the cake on a cooling rack to cool
  6. Once cool, remove from the tin and cut the cake in half from side to side.
  7. So you have a top and a bottom

Cream cheese frosting


  1. Beat the ingredients together.
  2. Spread a third of the mixture in the middle of the two cakes and sandwich together.
  3. Top the remainder of the frosting on top of the cake and grate a little carrot and courgette on the top for decoration


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