Autumn Spiced Butternut Squash Bread

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This is a good way to use butternut squash. It has the aroma and flavors of a pumpkin bread. A great bread for Thanksgiving time.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
2 9x5-inch loaves

Ingredients

  • 2 ⅔ cups white sugar

  • cup shortening

  • 2 cups pureed cooked butternut squash

  • 4 eggs

  • cup water

  • 3 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • cup chopped walnuts (Optional)

  • cup raisins (Optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 9x5-inch loaf pans.

  2. Beat sugar and shortening together in a bowl until fluffy. Stir butternut squash, eggs, and water into sugar mixture.

  3. Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and cloves in another bowl; stir into sugar mixture. Add nuts and raisins; stir until batter is just blended. Pour batter into prepared loaf pans.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour. Cool in the pans for 15 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

306 Calories
11g Fat
50g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 306
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 365mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 128mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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