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Acorn squash quick bread


A winter favorite that makes hiding vegetables easy! This is a bit like pumpkin bread, and you could substitute any pureed vegetable to make this.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 182.8
Total Fat 0.9 g
Cholesterol 21.2 mg
Sodium 254.3 mg
Potassium 174.2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 42.0 g
Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
Sugars 11.3 g
Protein 3.5 g

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  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup white flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup winter squash, pureed
  • 1/3 cup water


Servings 10
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 65mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Sift together dry ingredients.

Beat egg and add water and applesauce.

Mix dry and wet ingredients together.

Fold in pureed squash.

Spray the bottom of a small bread pan with cooking spray. Flour lightly.

Place bread in the pan and bake at 350 degrees until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


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