Hand-Me-Downs: Danielle Knight’s Recipe From Her Mother

Pictured: Danielle’s Zucchini slice


As per my Mum’s mantra ‘Smarter not harder’, this was her ‘go to’ recipe that was always a hit in our household!



375 gram zucchini, finely grated

1 large onion, finely chopped

3 rashers bacon, finely chopped

1 cup grated cheddar cheese

1 cup self-raising flour

1/2 cup vegetable oil

5 eggs

salt, pepper

parsley sprig, to garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced)
  2. In a large bowl, combine zucchini, onion, bacon, cheese, sifted flour, oil, and lightly beaten eggs. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour into a well greased lamington tin (16cm x 26cm).
  4. Bake for about 30-40 minutes, or until well browned.
  5. Cut into squares and garnish with parsley, if desired, before serving.


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