Acorn Squash Cake

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  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup cooked, mashed acorn squash
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Streusel Topping


  1. Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg, beating well. Stir in squash and vanilla.
  2. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients; gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed after each addition. Pour batter into a greased 9-inch square pan. Sprinkle with Streusel Topping.
  3. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack.
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