Easy Appetizer Recipe: Courgette & Goat Cheese Cake

This delicious cake is the perfect appetizer for a summer gathering. Easy to make and great to look at, it’s sure to be a hit with your guests!

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups grated courgettes (zucchini)
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese

Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Grease an 8-inch round cake pan and set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, eggs, honey, and vanilla extract until combined. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until just combined; do not overmix.

Gently fold in the grated courgettes, walnuts and goat cheese. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 30–35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow the cake to cool before serving.

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