Recipe Tip: Courgette Cake - Falstaff

Recipe Tip: Courgette Cake - Falstaff

Top Recipe for 12 Persons. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Courgettes don't need to be served as a side dish – or even as a savoury dish, for that matter. This recipe shows you how to turn a few courgettes into a delectable tea-time treat.



    1. Step 1

      Preheat the oven to 170C. Grease a square or rectangular cake tin with sunflower oil.
    2. Step 2

      Put the flour, hazelnuts, salt, baking powder, sugar and cinnamon in a mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.
    3. Step 3

      In a separate bowl, combine the eggs and sunflower oil and whisk briefly, then stir in the grated courgettes.
    4. Step 4

      Add the egg and courgette mixture to the flour mixture and stir all the ingredients together using a wooden spoon or spatula.
    5. Step 5

      Pour the batter into the prepared tin and spread it out evenly using a spatula.
    6. Step 6

      Bake for 35–50 minutes, until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Leave the cake to cool.
    7. Step 7

      For the topping, spread the jam in a thin layer over the top of the cake.
    8. Step 8

      Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie (or in the microwave), then use a palette knife to spread it thinly and evenly over the top of the cake.
    9. Step 9

      Sprinkle over the chopped pistachios and it's ready to serve.
    10. Step 10

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