Butternut Squash layer cake

Butternut Squash Layer Cake Recipe

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Marian Arbour


besides making pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving I also make this cake.


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12 to 14
35 Min
35 Min


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  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    cooked mashed squash
  • 3 c
    cake flour
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 6 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Butternut Squash layer cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350F..2 greased and floured 9 inch cake pans.
  2. In large bowl cream the butter and sugars , add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition,add squash..combine dry ingredients..flour baking powder,b soda and spices,ass to creamed mixture alternately with the milk stir in nuts..pour into prepared pans bake in 350F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until inserted near center comes out clean. cool in pans for 10 minutes and and remove to wire rack to cool.
  3. FROSTING.....Combine brown sugar,egg whites, water, cream of tartar in heavy sauce pan..with portable mixer, beat on low speed for 1 minute continue beating at low speed until thermometer reads 160 degrees about 8 to 10 minutes...pour frosting into a large bowl add vanilla beat on high speed until stiff peaks form about 3 to 4 minutes..spread between cake layers and sides and top..refrigerate serves 10 to 12....yummmm

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About Butternut Squash layer cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Canadian

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