2 cups cooked and mashed cushaw squash
¼ cup butter
¼ cup sugar
½ cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon nutmeg
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 9-inch graham cracker pie shell

8 slices

  1. To prepare squash: Wash and remove rind from the squash. Cut flesh into 1 inch squares. Steam squash cubes until tender. Drain and mash.
  2. Preheat oven to 400º F. In a large bowl, mix together the cushaw, butter, and sugars. Add eggs, lemon extract, vanilla extract, nutmeg and cinnamon. Mix until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture into pie shell.
  4. Bake 15 minutes at 400º F.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 350º F and bake pie for an additional 45 minutes or until filling sets.

Nutritional Analysis: 
250 calories
13 g fat
5 g saturated fat
2.5 g trans fat
70 mg cholesterol
140 mg sodium
33 g carbohydrate
1 g fiber
3 g protein

Cushaw Pie - Plate it Up! Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

September, 2011

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