Best Baked Acorn Squash

Best Baked Acorn Squash


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About this recipe: This is a wonderful baked squash recipe. Acorn squash is dotted with butter, brown sugar and ground cinnamon, before being baked until soft and delicious. Serve as a side dish.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 50g butter, diced
  • 85g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Place squash in a shallow baking tin, cut side down.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until tender.
  4. Turn cut side up; season with salt and pepper, dot with butter and sprinkle with dark brown soft sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes more.


If acorn squash is unavailable, substitute in one butternut squash.

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