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

Courgette cake 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.

79 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Turn a garden glut into something amazing with this delicious, moist cake and freeze one for later too

45 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Inspired by the allotment, this fragrant, modern bake makes the most of a late-summer courgette crop

2 hrs and 35 mins
A challenge
117 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Grated courgette gives this cake a lovely moist texture - a great way to use up a glut from your garden

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
62 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Use up a garden glut in this sweet, spiced sponge loaf - the hidden veg keeps it moist and walnuts add crunch

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this 'glut and nut' cake, made with excess courgettes and apples, with a cup of tea

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
29 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Using grated marrow in this homely cake gives it a great texture- top with cream cheese frosting

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
111 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

This luscious cake is lemony and light, with an extra citrus kick from the lemon syrup drizzle

1 hr
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
More effort
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 25 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
100 ratings 2.6 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 2.4 out of 5 star rating

Skip the frozen hash browns and fry up your own potato cakes for brunch. Serve with bacon, eggs and ketchup

55 mins
Easy
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