Acorn Squash Cake

2. Acorn Squash Cake

1/4 butter, softened
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 cup cooked, mashed acorn squash
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups all_purpose flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup chopped pecans
Streusel Topping

Beat Butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg, beating well. Stir in squash and vanilla.Combine flour and next four ingredients in a separate container.Gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed after eachaddition. Pour batter into greased 9 inch square pan. Sprinklewith Streusel topping. Bake at 350F for 40 minutes. cool cake onwire rack. Yield: 9 servings.

Streusel Topping:
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/3 cup all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Combine all ingredients. Yield: 1©1/2 cups


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