Butternut Squash Bread
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + rising Bake: 25 min.
- 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
- 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
- 1-1/4 cups mashed cooked butternut squash
- 1 cup warm whole milk (110° to 115°)
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 7 to 7-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add squash, milk, eggs, butter, sugar and salt; mix well. Gradually add 3-1/2 cups flour; beat until smooth. Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
- Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
- Punch dough down. Shape into three loaves; place in greased 8x4-in. loaf pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
- Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until tops are golden. Remove from pans to cool on wire racks.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 92 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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Aug 7, 2013
Soft and delicious!
Feb 15, 2012
My family just loves this bread! It has a beautiful pale orange color and the squash makes it so moist.
Oct 17, 2011
This bread is such a pretty color. People who don't like squash can't even tell that the squash is what gives it the wonderful flavor. I may make it for Thanksgiving this year for a change of pace. A real treat.
Sep 20, 2011
Brush loaves with butter while warm from oven for a prettier loaf. I made 2 loaves of bread and a pan of biscuits. Really a pretty yellow for fall enjoyment !
Jun 25, 2011
Great recipe, easy, good texture & a picky child loved the yellow taste !
Oct 2, 2010
How might we make a smaller batch of the wonderful Bread?