Chocolate, courgette and ginger cake recipe

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  • Serves 6
  • 5 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
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Chocolate, courgette and ginger cake
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Customer recipe by Vicky Saunders
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Heat the oven to 180/gas 4.

Put the oil, sugar, eggs, vanilla and courgette in a bowl and mix well.

Add the flour, cocoa, ginger and salt and mix again.

Transfer to a lined 20cm cake tin and bake for 30-35 minutes.

Cool in the tin for 10 minutes and turn out onto a rack.

Bring the cream to the boil, take it off the heat and stir in the chocolate.

Add a heaped tablespoon of ginger (not too much syrup) and stir again.

Spoon the topping over the cake while it‘s still warm.

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  • 90ml mild & light olive oil
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 150g grated courgette (peeled)
  • 175g self raising flour
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 0.25 teaspoon salt
  • 60ml double cream
  • 100g dark chocolate (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped stem ginger in syrup
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