Butternut Squash Bread

Recipe by lisar
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
YIELD: 3 loaves




  • In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water; let stand 5 minutes.
  • Add squash, milk, eggs, butter, sugar and salt; mix well.
  • Gradually add 3 ½ cups flour; beat until smooth.
  • Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  • Turn onto a floured board; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes (5 mins in the mixer).
  • Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down.
  • Shape into three loaves; place in greased 8 x 4 x 2 inch loaf pans.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 375 for 20 minutes or until tops are golden.
  • Remove from pans to cool on wire racks.