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Garden glut cake recipes

33 Recipes

Make the most of allotment veg with a cake using courgettes, parsnips, pumpkin, beetroot or the old favourite – carrot.


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  • Courgette, lemon & thyme cake

    Courgette, lemon & thyme cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.17 ratings

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

  • Allotment cake

    Allotment cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 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

  • Slices of yummy scrummy carrot cake on brown baking paper

    Carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1204 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

  • Better beetroot brownies

    Better beetroot brownies

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Nutritious beetroot adds sweetness and juiciness to this healthier squidgy chocolate traybake. Swap butter for rapeseed oil to lower the saturated fat too

  • Pumpkin & caramel corner-cutting cake 2016

    Pumpkin & caramel cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    This cake uses a few shortcuts but the final result is a deliciously impressive dulce de leche and pumpkin spice-filled sponge

  • Carrot, courgette & orange cakes

    Carrot, courgette & orange cakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.83 ratings

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

  • Carrot cake served on a white cake stand

    Easy carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.365 ratings

    Top this classic carrot cake with moreish icing and chopped walnuts or pecans. Serve as a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of the day.

  • Catherine Berwick's Parsnip & maple syrup cake

    Parsnip & maple syrup cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.201 ratings

    Try this delicious parsnip & maple syrup cake for your next weekend bake. Use up spare allotment veg and turn it into a tasty treat to share

  • Beetroot brownies

    Beetroot brownies

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.180 ratings

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

  • Leftover veg & orange cake

    Leftover veg & orange cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.19 ratings

    A novel way to use up root vegetables is to bake up a sweet, moist sponge with citrus flavours

  • Zesty carrot & ginger loaf

    Zesty carrot & ginger loaf

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.59 ratings

    Lovers of ginger cake and carrot cake should enjoy this one. It mellows and improves over a couple of days

  • Pumpkin cupcakes on a board

    Pumpkin cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.58 ratings

    Use grated pumpkin or butternut squash for these gorgeous, spiced cupcakes

  • Frosted courgette & lemon cake

    Frosted courgette & lemon cake

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.119 ratings

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

  • Squidgy pumpkin & ginger loaf

    Squidgy pumpkin & ginger loaf

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Use up your Halloween pumpkin leftovers in this dense, sticky loaf cake which pairs the sweet earthiness of squash with warming ginger

  • Pistachio, courgette & lemon cake

    Pistachio, courgette & lemon cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.39 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

  • Loaf cake with cream cheese frosting and carrots on plate with knife

    Carrot patch cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.32 ratings

    Bake a simple and stunning carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for an afternoon tea or mid-morning treat. It tastes even better a day or two later

  • Hazelnut fruitcake

    Hazelnut fruitcake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.18 ratings

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

  • Courgette loaf cake

    Courgette loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.74 ratings

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

  • Beetroot & chocolate cake

    Beetroot & chocolate cake

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.92 ratings

    Beetroot is actually very sweet and keeps this rich chocolate loaf wonderfully moist

  • Chocolate courgette cake

    Chocolate courgette cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.124 ratings

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

  • Beetroot cake with icing served on a cake stand

    Beetroot cake

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Make the most of beetroots with this beautiful chocolate sponge cake with buttercream icing. It's perfect as a sweet treat to impress friends and family

  • Carrot cake with cinnamon frosting

    Carrot loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.203 ratings

    Who can resist a slice of moist, frosting-topped carrot cake with a warming cuppa?


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