Courgette and Poppy Seed Cake
Courgette is a truly versatile vegetable, but did you know that it goes wonderfully in cakes? Check out my recipe for a super-healthy, moist, spicy courgette cake with poppy seeds, made with oat flour, coconut flour and protein powder.
Serving: 122 calories per 100g slice (Recipe makes about 7 slices) Macros: Protein: 10g, Carb: 9g, Fat: 6g
- Eggs (large) – 3
- Oat Flour – 50g
- Coconut Flour – 15g
- Whey Protein Powder (unflavoured) – 15g
- Greek Yogurt (0% fat) – 125g
- Coconut Oil – 10g
- Courgettes (grated) – 250g
- Poppy Seeds – 15g
- MyProtein Coconut Flavour Drops (or any sweetener to taste) – 8 drops
- Baking Powder – 7g
- Sea Salt – 1/4 tsp
- Cinnamon Powder – 1 tsp
- Nutmeg Powder – 1/4 tsp
- Ginger Powder – 1/4 tsp
Add the eggs to a big bowl, and beat for a few minutes.
Add rest of the ingredients (except carrots) to the bowl, and gently mix with a large spoon.
Now add courgettes, and gently fold them into the mixture.
Line a loaf pan with parchment paper, grease it with low calorie oilve oil cooking spray, and add the batter.
Bake in a pre-heated oven in the middle rack at 200 C for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, and let it cool completely.
Optionally, spread some maple syrup on top and sprinkle raisins and walnuts over it. (Note that topping is not included in the macro calculation above.) Enjoy!