Courgette recipes: carrot, courgette & orange cake served on a platter

Courgette cake recipes

16 Recipes

Have a glut of courgettes in the garden? Make the most of this summertime vegetable with our favourite courgette cake recipes, both sweet and savoury.

Pistachio, courgette & lemon cake


(23 ratings)

Big on flavour but light on texture, this easy bake is just as good packed into a tin for a picnic or served with Greek yogurt for dessert
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Courgette, lemon & thyme cake


(10 ratings)

Inspired by the allotment, this fragrant, modern bake makes the most of a late-summer courgette crop
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • A challenge

Chocolate courgette cake


(110 ratings)

Grated courgette gives this cake a lovely moist texture - a great way to use up a glut from your garden
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Courgette loaf cake


(42 ratings)

Use up a garden glut in this sweet, spiced sponge loaf - the hidden veg keeps it moist and walnuts add crunch
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Hazelnut fruitcake


(18 ratings)

Enjoy this 'glut and nut' cake, made with excess courgettes and apples, with a cup of tea
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Courgette muffins


(28 ratings)

Get kids busy in the kitchen with these scrummy courgette muffins, perfect for cooks aged between 8-14
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Allotment cake


(2 ratings)

Carrot meets courgette cake in this ultimate vegetable bake from Good Food reader Katie Ready - smother in cream cheese icing and finish with chopped nuts
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Salted dark chocolate, rye & courgette cake


(4 ratings)

Not only are these chocolate squares a great way to use up a glut of courgettes, they're topped with rye crumbs and sea salt for a chocolate cake with a twist...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Courgette griddle cakes


(2 ratings)

If there’s courgette phobia in your household, try these fresh, funky griddle cakes to help change some minds
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Provençal omelette cake


(15 ratings)

Vegetarian mains don't get better than this. Perfect for garden parties, packed lunches, or a mid week meal. This versatile dish will please all palates
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Courgette fritters


(87 ratings)

A good veggie main made up of just four ingredients - so what are you waiting for? Get grating those courgettes!
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chickpea fritters with courgette salad


(22 ratings)

Mix up a pancake-style batter to make little griddle cakes with storecupboard ingredients, then serve with a contrasting green salad
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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