Cushaw Pudding

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Oxmoor House


1 (5 1/2-pound) cushaw squash
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
3/4 cup flaked coconut, toasted
3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar


Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove seeds and any fibrous material from center of squash. Cut squash into smaller pieces and place in a shallow baking dish; cover tightly. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until tender.

Remove squash from baking dish. Remove pulp from squash; discard skin. Mash pulp well using a fork. Drain thoroughly.

Combine mashed squash, eggs, 1/2 cup brown sugar, butter, vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice; mix well. Spoon mixture into a well-greased 2-quart casserole. Combine coconut and 3 tablespoons brown sugar; sprinkle evenly over top of casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1983
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