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Sweet-Baked Butternut Puds

If you're after something lighter than the traditional Christmas Pud, or like my family you're not a big fan of all the dried fruits, try out this utterly indulgent oven-baked pudding. And don't be shy - try adding your own favourite Christmassy spices, or mixing in some cocoa powder. Serve hot, with ice cream.
 
 

Ingredients

Serves 6

500g cooked, mashed butternut squash
2 eggs
1 can of evaporated milk
100g brown sugar
1 tsp madagascar vanilla bourbon (optional)
1 tsp cinnamon (you might want to try nutmeg or mixed spice instead)
half teaspoon ground ginger
pinch of salt
 

Method

  • Preheat your oven to 160 C
  • Beat the eggs in a cake mixing bowl
  • Add the mashed squash and mix in well
  • Add in all remaining ingredients and stir in thoroughly
  • Pour into one large or lots of little baking dishes
  • For best results, place baking dish / dishes into a larger baking pan and add just over 2 cms of hot water
  • Bake for 30 minutes (for little pots) or 40 minutes for one large bake - Test with a skewer - it should come out clean if the puds are done
  • Serve hot with ice cream
 

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

50 minutes
 

Notes & Variations on Sweet-Baked Butternut Puds

 
 
 

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