Butternut Block Cake

Makes 1 loaf:
  • 1 small butternut squash, cut into cubes
  • 200g ground almonds
  • 100g butter
  • 100g sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs

  1. Gently boil the squash cubes for about 15-20 minutes. Drain well, mash and leave to cool completely.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the butter, sugar and baking powder. Beat in the eggs.
  3. Add the squash, then mix in the almonds.
  4. Pour into a loaf tin and bake at 180 degrees C for about 45-50 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool completely and cut into large cubes!