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Golden squash muffins

Golden squash muffins

A tasty twist on cornbread, golden squash muffins are especially delicious when served with butter and honey.

Golden squash muffins

Yield 12

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup cooked, mashed butternut or buttercup squash
  • 1 tsp. grated orange peel
  • 1 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Grease muffin tin (regular size dozen) with butter.
  3. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl.
  4. Cut in butter with pastry blender (I use clean hands) or knives until mixture is like fine crumbs.
  5. Beat egg in a medium bowl; stir in squash, orange peel and milk.
  6. Add to flour mixture until just blended.
  7. Fill muffin cups 3/4 cups full.
  8. Bake 20-25 minutes until lightly browned and center is done when tested with a toothpicks.
  9. Serve with butter and honey.

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