Southern Butternut Squash Recipe

  • 3 cups mashed, cooked butternut squash
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • Topping:
  • 1 pinch brown sugar
  • 1/3 dash all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 2-quart casserole dish.
  2. Blend together the butternut squash, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, butter, vanilla, whipping cream, and sugar.
  3. Pour into prepared casserole dish. Prepare topping, if desired: combine brown sugar, flour, 1/3 cup butter, and chopped nuts. Mix together and sprinkle over squash.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until set and edges begin to bubble, 30 to 45 minutes.