Marrow cake recipes

Marrow Phat!

Marrow Phat!

I was nosing through some veggie burger recipes earlier today when a meatless, loaf shaped lump of inspiration smacked me in the face, and suddenly I knew that I wanted to effectively make a savoury cake out of my marrow and carrots
Cappucino Cake for a Very Special Day

Cappucino Cake for a Very Special Day

It was a wedding that would not have taken place without the Anthony Nolan donor register, the world’s first register to match bone marrow donors with people in need
Marrow

Marrow

It was a bone but he’d placed it in front of me as if it were cake. Ten years and an appreciation of eating marrow later and this is a funny story
Vegetable Chilli Stuffed Marrow

Vegetable Chilli Stuffed Marrow

Maybe I could serve a marrow ratatouille on crispy bread with fresh herbs and olive oil for a starter, followed by one of my delicious stuffed marrows and then for dessert I could concoct a yummy moist chocolate cake with marrow in it
Courgette & Lemon Madeira Cake

Courgette & Lemon Madeira Cake

I took the easy option and went for a Maderia cake, mainly because I'd already planned to make a courgette cake with our whopper of a courgette/small marrow, so it fitted in perfectly
Beetroot and Carrot Loaf Cake

Beetroot and Carrot Loaf Cake

In fact, you can even grated baby marrows instead of one or the other. Beetroot goes so well in just about any cake or brownie (we know this as fact)
Brazil Nut and Beetroot Cake

Brazil Nut and Beetroot Cake

You can substitute grated carrots, or baby marrows. Nothing is as naturally decadent and deliciously moist as this cake
17 recipes inspired by India

17 recipes inspired by India

(7) Vegan Slow Cooker Red Lentil Dhal from Mess Makes Food(8) Curried Cream of Cauliflower Soup from Brittany Jackson(9) Tandoori Chicken with Coronation Macaroni from Chef Mel’s Kitchen(10) Puttu with Kadala Curry from Subha’s Dairy Free Treats(11) Quinoa Carrot ‘Meatballs’ in Tamarind Sauce from Allotment 2 Kitchen(12) Vegan Marrow Curry with Tricolour Couscous from Allotment 2 Kitchen. (13) Gujarati Thali from Home Cook Food(14) Spicy Stuffed Baby Eggplants from Home Cook Food(15) Dal Bukhara from Home Cook Food(16) Eggless Kesar Milk Masala Custard & Sooji Halwa (Sheera) Dessert from CHINSKITCHEN(17) Kulfi from Cakes from Kim
Hatchetts Restaurant & Bar

Hatchetts Restaurant & Bar

I could not resist the 12oz Shorthorn Ribeye on the Bone, Lyonaisse Potatoes & Bone Marrow Gravy (£24) and wasn’t disappointed. My Dark Chocolate Marquis, Milk Chocolate Mousse, Cherry Glaze & Cherry Sorbet (£7) was decent – rich dense dark chocolate base, light milk chocolate mousse and a really punchy morello cherry sorbet – a new take on the flavours of black forest cake