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Spiced Winter Squash Bread

October 15, 2012, 11:10 am

1 cup cooked, mashed squash
2 eggs
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup water
1 cup natural cane sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cardamom
½ cup chopped pecans, optional

Heat oven to 350. Grease a loaf pan.

In a large bowl, mix together the butternut squash puree, eggs, butter, water, vanilla, and sugars until thoroughly combined. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom.

Stir the dry ingredients and nuts if using into the butternut squash mixture. Mix just until incorporated; Be sure not to over mix.

Pour into the loaf pan. Bake for 55-6o minutes or until a cake tester inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.