Butternut Squash Cupcakes
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 14oz Butternut Squash
  • 1 2/3 C Brown Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/3 C Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 12 TBLS. Olive Oil
  • handful Walnuts (optional)
DIRECTIONS
  1. preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Chop raw Squash roughly and blend or process the heck out of them down to tiny bits. Add sugar, eggs, salt, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, olive oil and walnuts and process/blend til smoth.
  3. Fill cupcake paper things 3/4 full. Bake 20 minutes.
  4. (that's what he said, but I didn't find it to be enough time. Check to see if done by putting a clean knife into the middle of ye olde cupcake and it should come out clean - I went another 10 minutes).
  5. Let cool 10 minutes before Icing.
  6. Sour Cream Icing
  7. Mandarin (I used orange) Zest
  8. Lemon Zest
  9. 1/2 Lemon juice
  10. 2/3 C sour cream
  11. 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  12. 4 TBLS confectioner Sugar
  13. Mix, taste, add zest/sour cream or sugar to taste.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Jamie Oliver Strikes AGAIN. Fantastico! My first ever cupcake and they rock.