My mother made this dish every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Now I make it for my family every year. Whenever we get together for a big meal, they always request I bring it! Delicious!
INGREDIENTS (for 5 servings):
- 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
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter one 2 quart casserole dish.
Blend together the butternut squash, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, butter, vanilla, cream and sugar.
Pour into prepared casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 45 minutes or until set and edges begin to bubble.
Prepare a topping if desired by combining 1 cup brown sugar, 1/3 cup flour, 1/3 cup butter and 1/2 cup chopped nuts. Mix together and sprinkle over squash before baking.