Butternut Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

Butternut Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.1
  • Total Fat: 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 61.9 mg
  • Sodium: 298.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 4.0 g

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This moist, sweet autumn or winter cake dresses up any holiday table. This moist, sweet autumn or winter cake dresses up any holiday table.
Number of Servings: 20


    3 cups whole wheat flour (or regular)
    2 tsp. baking powder
    3/4 tsp. baking soda
    1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp. nutmeg
    1/4 tsp. clove
    1 cup butter, softened
    1 3/4 cups brown sugar
    3 large eggs
    1 1/3 cup 2% milk or half-and-half
    1 1/3 cups pureed (or canned) winter squash

    1 cup dark brown sugar
    1/2 cup butter, softened
    1/3 cup heavy cream
    1 tsp. vanilla
    1 1/4 cups icing sugar (powdered)


Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour one 10" tube pan

Sift all dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and sugar; beat eggs into wet mixture one egg at a time. Add the pureed squash to wet mixture; mix well. Add dry ingredients to wet mixture alternately with milk. Pour batter into cake pan and bake for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 45 minutes.

Bring brown sugar, butter, and cream to a boil. Cook, while stirring, for 2 mintues. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Transfer to mixing bowl and let cool until lukewarm. Beat in icing sugar until it reaches spreading consistency. Spread on cake and enjoy!

Makes 20 snack-sized servings

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LADYZHERRA.

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