Courgette Tea Bread Recipe

Courgette Tea Bread Recipe

Ingredients : Makes one 23 x 13 cm loaf

50 g


250 ml

285 g


275 g

10 ml

5 ml

5 ml

5 ml

5 ml

1.5 ml

115 g



Vegetable oil


Unpeeled courgettes, grated

Plain flour

Bicarbonate of soda

Baking powder


Ground cinnamon

Grated nutmeg

Ground cloves

Chopped walnuts

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 180oC / 350oF / Gas 4. Line a 23 x 13 cm loaf tin with greaseproof paper and then grease the paper.
  • In a saucepan, melt the butter over a low heat. Set aside until needed.
  • With an electric mixer, beat the eggs and oil together until thick. Beat in sugar, then stir in the melted butter and the courgettes. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, sift all the dry ingredients together three times. Carefully fold into the courgette mixture. Fold in the chopped walnuts.
  • Pour into the tin and bake until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean, about 60-70 minutes.
  • Leave to stand for 10 minutes before turning out to a wire rack to cool.

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