Do you have kids who love the naughty foods but aren't so great with the good veg foods etc? Well a friend of mine did so when they came round we got her littleun and mine to do some baking. This recipe mixed the fun of chocolate with the goodness of the secret ingredient... Courgette/zucchini.
to make you will need
450g courgettes/zucchini, peeled
250g butter, softened
250g light brown soft sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1tsp baking powder
350g self-raising flour
4tbsp cocoa powder
cake tin 30x20cm greased
Turn oven to 180c/350f/gas4.
Cut greaseproof paper to tin size to add extra protection.
Grate courgettes/zucchini finely.
Put softened butter, sugar and extract into bowl and beat with wooden spoon.
Crack eggs into a bowl and whisk with fork.
Gradually add eggs to the mixture, add the milk and whisk together.
Carefully sieve in the flour, baking powder and cocoa powder. Taking a metal spoon fold the mixture.
Spoon mix into the tin then bake for between 35 and 45 mins.
Test centre of cake with skewer and if right leave to cool.
Sit back and stuff yourself silly...