Courgette, lemon & thyme cake

Garden glut cake recipes

20 Recipes

Courgette, beetroot, carrot and more.

Courgette, lemon & thyme cake


(6 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

Allotment cake


(1 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 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Pistachio, courgette & lemon cake


(20 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 loaf cake


(35 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

Beetroot brownies


(141 ratings)

With around half the fat of regular brownies, these are a slightly less guilty pleasure, but still have that intense chocolate hit
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Zesty carrot & ginger loaf


(53 ratings)

Lovers of ginger cake and carrot cake should enjoy this one. It mellows and improves over a couple of days
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

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

Beetroot & chocolate cake


(73 ratings)

Beetroot is actually very sweet and keeps this rich chocolate loaf wonderfully moist
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate courgette cake


(105 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

Yummy scrummy carrot cake recipe


(960 ratings)

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Coconut carrot slices


(86 ratings)

If you’re looking for a treat for afternoon tea, or something to make for a cake sale, try this crunchy-topped traybake
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

The ultimate makeover: Carrot cake


(106 ratings)

Angela Nilsen rethinks traditional ingredients and baking techniques to create a healthier version of a classic
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Halloween pumpkin cake


(169 ratings)

Like carrot cake? Then try using up your leftover pumpkin in this clever traybake for Halloween
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Pumpkin & ginger teabread


(67 ratings)

A moist cake bread to serve thickly sliced and buttered- it's good for lunchboxes and with a cup of tea
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Gluten-free lemon drizzle cake


(150 ratings)

With a special surprise ingredient, this gluten free cake stays beautifully moist. To everyone’s amazement it's mash potato!...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
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