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.

Try these courgette cakes, then also check out all our courgette recipes and courgette soup recipes.

82 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
36 ratings 4.8 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
121 ratings 4.3 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
65 ratings 4.6 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
31 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
113 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
112 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
27 ratings 4.7 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
4 ratings 3.8 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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