Sweetened Butternut Squash Bake

    Sweetened Butternut Squash Bake


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    About this recipe: Cooked butternut squash is mashed, then mixed with sugar, milk, vanilla, eggs and topped with a sweetened, vanilla biscuit crumb before being baked. Serve as a side dish with ham or pork.

    Serves: 15 

    • 1 butternut squash
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 350ml milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 3 eggs
    • 50g margarine, melted
    • Topping
    • 225g vanilla biscuits, crushed
    • 115g margarine, melted
    • 220g dark brown soft sugar

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
    2. Put butternut squash in the microwave and cook on high, until soft, 2 to 3 minutes. Cut in half, scoop out seeds and cube. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Add squash and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and mash.
    3. In a 23x33cm or similar sized dish combine the mashed butternut squash, caster sugar, milk, vanilla extract, salt, flour, eggs and 4 tablespoons melted margarine.
    4. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes or until set.
    5. In a medium bowl combine crushed vanilla biscuits, 115g melted margarine and dark brown soft sugar. Crumble over top of cooked squash and return to oven to brown.

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