We like cornbread with a lot of dishes , I get tired sometimes of just plain cornbread, so this is another way to Jazz it up a bit. this has a slightly sweet taste and the Squash makes a good combo, with the cornmeal . This recipe is from Publix - Aprons cook book .
1To Make the Butternut Squash Puree - Place 2 Tabsp. water in a microwavable baking dish - Cut squash in half, remove seeds, Place the cut sides down in the dish of water, Microwave on High ( 100% ) power for 9 to 12 minutes untill Squash is tender, rerrangeing once , when cooked scoop squash out of shell with a spoon, place in a shallow bowl and mash untill smooth - Set Aside _
2pre Heat Oven to 400 - Coat muffin tin with cooking spray Set Aside - In a Bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar ,yeast, baking powder, salt, and allspice, stir to combine , Make a well in the center Set Aside -
3In a Bowl add the prepared squash puree, milk, egg, and oil, mixing well to combine, pour this mixture into the well made in the dry cornmeal mixtur that was set aside pour all at once, stir togeather till just combined, Then Spoon into the prepard muffin cups .
4Bake for 12 to 15 minutes , or untill a toothpick inserted in the center of muffin comes out clean - take out of oven and place pan on a wire rack to cool for about 5 minutes, Then remove Muffins from pan to serving plate. serve warm with Butter if desired .