Lemon Thyme and Courgette Cake

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recipe by Kenwood https://kenwoodworld.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    415
based on 1 ratings

Super moist cake with a delicious combination of flavours.

recipe updated 14 Oct 2020

Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    175 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    3 (about 150 g)
  • Courgette icon
    Courgette
    250 g (about 1 ¼)
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    15 g (about ½ cup)
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    2 (about 116 g)
  • Golden caster sugar icon
    Golden caster sugar
    175 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon (about 5 ml)
  • Ricotta cheese icon
    Ricotta cheese
    100 g (about ½ cup)
  • Gluten-free flour icon
    Gluten-free flour
    125 g (about 1 cup)
  • Polenta icon
    Polenta
    85 g (about ½ cup)
  • Gluten-free baking powder icon
    Gluten-free baking powder
    2 ½ teaspoons (about 12 g)
  • Bicarbonate of soda icon
    Bicarbonate of soda
    ½ teaspoon (about 2 g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    ¼ teaspoon (about 2 g)
  • Icing sugar icon
    Icing sugar
    ¼ cup (about 31 g)
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    2 tablespoons (about 27 g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 9"
  • kCook icon Cake plate
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Fit coarse grating disc (3) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  4. Fit midi blade to kCook bowl
  5. Add unsalted butter and golden caster sugar to the kCook bowl
  6. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  7. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  8. Mix with filler cap removed - 2 min, speed 7
  9. Mix with filler cap removed and continue - 1 min, speed 7
  10. Add egg to the batter gradually while machine is running
  11. Scrape
  12. Add vanilla extract and ricotta cheese to the batter
  13. Mix with filler cap removed - 1 min, speed 7
  14. Then add gluten-free flour, polenta, gluten-free baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and sea salt to the batter
  15. Mix with filler cap removed - 2 min, speed 6
  16. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  17. Grate courgette into the batter with direct prep attachment
  18. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  19. Add fresh thyme and lemon to the batter
  20. Mix with filler cap removed - 2 min, speed 5
  21. Grease a clean loaf pan
  22. Spoon batter into loaf pan
  23. Bake - 1 hr 20 min, 160°C
  24. Let cool onto cooling rack - approx 20 min
  25. Add icing sugar and lemon juice to a clean small bowl
  26. Turn out content of loaf pan onto cake plate
  27. Mix icing until combined
  28. Drizzle cake with icing
  29. Serve
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