Butternut Squash Bread

Butternut squash is a great stand in for pumpkin & this recipe is no different. If you love pumpkin bread, you'll love this, too! This recipe makes 3 loaves.

3 c sugar
3.5 c flour
2 t baking soda
1 t salt
1 t ground cloves
1 t cinnamon
1 t nutmeg
1 t ground ginger
1/2 t baking powder
1 c vegetable oil
2 c butternut squash puree
4 eggs

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Combine all ingredients.
  3. Pour into 3 greased & floured loaf pans (only fill them half full).
  4. Bake about an hour until a toothpick comes out clean.

To puree squash yourself:

  1. Slice squash in half & remove seeds.
  2. Place cut side down on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees until soft (abut 20 to 30 minutes).
  4. Remove from oven & tent to loosen skins.
  5. Peel skins & puree squash in blender or Ninja Master Prep.